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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165951
Last updated: 16 March 2020
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Date:08-JUN-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:CGS Royal Air Force (CGS RAF)
Registration: P7913
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Middle Drove, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Sutton Bridge
Narrative:
Spitfire P7913 was being operated by the Central Gunnery School.
On 8/6/43 the plane's engine caught fire in flight forcing the pilot to bale out.
Struck off Charge 30/6/43.
Flying hours 413:50.

Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-May-2014 00:42 angels one five Added
18-Jun-2015 17:05 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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