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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166812
Last updated: 14 August 2020
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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.)
Departure airport:RAF Rednal, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Rednal
Collided in the air with Spitfire R6801 of the same unit.
The pilot baled out but did not survive.
Sgt Wrold Emil Wroldsen Royal Norwegian Air Force, killed in a flying accident.


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Revision history:

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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