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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161777
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Date:09-SEP-1941
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:74 (Tiger) Squadron Royal Air Force (74 (Tiger) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7751
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Acklington, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Acklington
Narrative:
Night flying accident. Undershot landing and hit a pillbox. Declared Cat.E SOC 15/9/41.
Crew:
Sgt (1290143) James Metcalfe COXON (pilot) RAFVR - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
CWGC.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Oct-2013 06:44 angels one five Added
31-Oct-2013 06:46 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Feb-2014 18:40 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 15:35 King Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
02-Jun-2015 15:38 King Updated [Narrative]

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