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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162524
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Date:19-SEP-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W3853
C/n / msn: 2083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Perranporth, Cornwall, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Perranporth, Cornwall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire W3853 was a presentation aircraft, "Nyasaland II".
Written off, Cat. E, when its pilot attempted to take off with the propeller control set at coarse pitch.
The Spitfire did not become airborne and crashed on the airfield.
Crew:
F/Sgt G.T. NEAL (pilot) RAFVR - survived the accident.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://web.archive.org/web/20160304173358/http://rafdavidstowmoor.org/crash-log/view-1943-crash-log


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2013 03:55 angels one five Added
27-Nov-2013 03:59 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 08:34 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]

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