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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163909
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:610 (County of Chester) Squadron Royal Air Force (610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7839
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bewholme, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield, Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Leconfield
Control was lost in a steep turn. The spin was checked, but the Spitfire failed to recover from the resulting dive in time.
Category E and written off the books.
Sgt (NZ402911) Andrew Albert TAYLOR (pilot) RNZAF - killed


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Revision history:

16-Feb-2014 23:45 angels one five Added
01-Jun-2015 15:09 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]

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