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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164337
Last updated: 24 August 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1944
Time:11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7884
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:0.5 mi. off Bondicar Rocks, Druridge Bay, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Eshott, Northhumberland
Destination airport:RAF Eshott
Narrative:
Crashed in the North Sea after a mid-air collision with Spitfire BL697 of the same unit.
The pilot lost his life.
Crew:
F/Lt (127884) Raphael Raymond McNAIR-TAYLOR (pilot) RAFVR - killed.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1944.
CWGC.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2014 09:31 angels one five Added
19-Apr-2015 19:45 Angel dot comma Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Apr-2015 18:58 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 06:09 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]

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