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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166022
Last updated: 28 February 2020
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Date:08-SEP-1942
Time:
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: P7963
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Houghton Farm nr RAF Rednal, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Rednal, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Rednal
Narrative:
Hit a farmhouse just after taking off and crashed.
Category E damage. SOC on 10/9/42.

Fatality was Sergeant Paul Stanley Lister, 657692, RAF, aged 20.

He is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

IWM War Memorials Register lists a memorial to his death at Haughton Farm, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4HF.

Sources:

Spitfire production list

CWGC reference: https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2655242/lister,-stanley-paul

IWM War Memorials reference 57362.
http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/57362


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-May-2014 02:42 angels one five Added
18-Jun-2015 17:24 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
28-Feb-2020 20:24 Richard Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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