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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165651
Last updated: 1 November 2020
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Date:28-FEB-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:277 (ASR) Squadron Royal Air Force (277 (ASR) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7911
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Shoreham, West Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Shoreham, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Shoreham
Narrative:
Mechanical failure. The landing flaps malfunctioned by retracting on touchdown. The aircraft ran into a wall and was seriously damaged. Assessed at first as having Category E damage (beyond repair), the aircraft was re-assessed and sent away for repairs. To 57 OTU on 19/7/44 and finally Struck off Charge on 9/3/45.

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Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2014 10:05 angels one five Added
09-Jun-2015 07:36 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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