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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165136
Last updated: 17 October 2020
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Date:27-MAR-1943
Time:13:45
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: P7896
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Rednal, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Rednal, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Rednal
Narrative:
Spitfire P7896 was being operated by No. 61 Operational Training Unit at RAF Station Rednal when a tyre burst on landing. The aircraft swung off the runway and overturned. The pilot, 1288212 Sgt W.J. Boots, survived the crash.
P7896 was initially assessed as Cat. B, but was reassessed Cat. E on 20/4/43 and written off the books.

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2014 06:24 angels one five Added
31-Mar-2014 06:35 angels one five Updated [Date, Narrative]
18-Jun-2015 17:35 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]

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