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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16208
Last updated: 19 October 2020
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Date:26-JUN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV
Owner/operator:91 (Nigeria) Squadron Royal Air Force (91 (Nigeria) Sqn RAF)
Registration: RM617
C/n / msn: DL.G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Nettlestead, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Staplehurst
Destination airport:RAF West Malling, Kent
Narrative:
RM617 was landed at the RAF Advanced Landing Ground Staplehurst in order to refuel after an anti-Diver (V-1) patrol.
Shortly after taking off for Base at West Malling the Spitfire was seen to spin into the ground.
The aircraft was destroyed and its pilot was killed.

W/O (Aus411854) Richmond Antony Barrett Blumer RAAF - killed
R.I.P.

Sources:

Flypast 03/2000
Spitfire production list.
http://www.shoreham-aircraft-museum.co.uk/news/2008/04/17/the-great-evader/
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2008 03:51 Bleiente Added
23-Dec-2010 04:08 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 14:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
18-Jan-2012 15:17 Nepa Updated [Operator]
06-Mar-2013 15:53 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 16:19 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
15-Aug-2013 07:15 angels one five Updated [Location]
07-Jan-2014 19:23 angels one five Updated [Date]
07-Jan-2014 19:26 Anon. Updated [Date]
23-Apr-2014 08:07 angels one five Updated [Operator]
02-Jun-2015 19:37 DB Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2018 18:40 Lenthomson Updated [Cn]
20-Sep-2019 22:59 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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