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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165134
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Date:08-MAR-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:7 FTS Royal Air Force (7 FTS RAF)
Registration: P7895
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire P7895 was being operated by 7 Flying Training School (formerly 7 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit) when it crashed whilst taking off from RAF Station Peterborough.
Initially classified as Cat. B, the aircraft was re-assessed on 27/3/45 as Cat. E and written off the books.

Sources:

1. Spitfire production list.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2014 05:44 angels one five Added
05-Apr-2015 10:16 Emil Robot Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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