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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162807
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Date:16-MAR-1942
Time:Day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:331 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (331 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7759
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea, 3 miles west of Brough Head, Orkney -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Skeabrae
Destination airport:RAF Skeabrae
Narrative:
Spitfire P7759 dived into the sea during a mock attack on a Fairey Swordfish of the Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy.
The pilot was killed.

Sgt Ulf Wormdal Royal Norwegian Air Force, killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://futuremuseum.co.uk/collections/people/key-people/artists/james-g-jeffs/konce-speilet.aspx


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Revision history:

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20-Dec-2013 23:25 angels one five Added
20-Dec-2013 23:31 angels one five Updated [Date, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 16:18 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
23-Aug-2018 03:31 angels one five Updated [Time]
12-Nov-2018 15:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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