ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164353
Last updated: 2 April 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:27-JUL-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:61 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (61 OTU RAF)
Registration: P7889
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Rednal, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Rednal
Narrative:
In mid-air collision with Spitfire P7855 of the same unit.
The damage was initially assessed as Category B, but declared Cat. E on 11/8/43 and the aircraft was written off the books on 31/8/43.

Sources:

Spitfire production list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2014 20:29 angels one five Added
28-Feb-2014 20:30 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
18-Mar-2014 06:28 angels one five Updated [Date]
25-Apr-2014 01:04 angels one five Updated [Location]
09-Jun-2015 09:55 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
09-Jun-2015 09:55 Angel dick one Updated [Phase, Departure airport]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description