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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160972
Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Date:01-JUL-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XIX
Owner/operator:237 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (237 OCU RAF)
Registration: PS925
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Leuchers, Fife
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars
Narrative:
Engine lost power 10 minutes after take off from Leuchers, spun into ground from 800 feet on approach.
Crew:
Pilot I (792124) Waclaw FRACZEK (pilot) RAF - killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.
Waclaw Fraczek is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2013 20:57 JINX Added
10-Jul-2014 05:42 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Apr-2015 08:48 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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