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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166812
Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Date:03-OCT-1943
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: P7986
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Leicester -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Rednal, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Rednal
Narrative:
Collided in the air with Spitfire R6801 of the same unit.
The pilot baled out but did not survive.
Crew:
Sgt Wrold Emil Wroldsen Royal Norwegian Air Force, killed in a flying accident.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://www.luftwaffe.no/Table2.htm


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jun-2014 04:47 angels one five Added
18-Jun-2015 17:48 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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