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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165348
Last updated: 23 July 2020
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Date:05-MAY-1943
Time:15:00
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: P7902
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Doddington Hill, about 23 miles NW of RAF Eshott, Northhumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Eshott
Destination airport:RAF Eshott
Narrative:
Collided with Hurricane Mk I of 59 OTU during a mock dogfight. Both planes crashed and both pilots lost their lives.

Sgt Fergus Hulton RNZAF - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
rafcommands forum
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Apr-2014 02:13 angels one five Added
27-Jun-2015 09:07 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2019 06:08 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
28-Feb-2019 01:47 angels one five Updated [Operator]
28-Feb-2019 01:48 angels one five Updated [Operator]

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