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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166963
Last updated: 26 November 2020
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Date:20-AUG-1946
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:130 (Punjab) Squadron Royal Air Force (130 (Punjab) Sqn RAF)
Registration: MK666
C/n / msn: CBAF.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hussey Farm, Lower Froyle, near Alton, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire
Narrative:
MK666: Spitfire LF IX. Delivered to the RAF at 39 MU 2-3-44. Issued to 56 Squadron 27-5-44. Transferred to 402 (City of Winnipeg) (Canadian) Squadron 17-7-44. Repaired On Site 29-7-44 after accident. To 126 Squadron 4-9-44 after repairs. To Miles Aircraft, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire 14-2-45 for overhaul. Returned to the RAF at 29 MU 15-5-45. Next issued to 130 (Punjab) Squadron 21-3-46

Written off (destroyed) when flew into the ground while flying in low cloud at Hussey Farm, Lower Froyle, Hampshire, and pilot killed 20-8-46. Struck Off Charge 29-8-46

Crew:
Warrant Officer (Pilot) Paul Frederick SHADDICK RAF, Service Number 1583689, aged 22. Killed in a flying accident 20-08-46. Buried at Stourbridge Cemetery, Stourbridge, Worcestershire

The reported crash location of Froyle is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It is 3.6 miles (5.8 km) northeast of Alton, at approximate co ordinates 51.18583N 0.91510W

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.47. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p071.html
3. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2712384/shaddick,-paul-frederick/
4. http://www.sonsofdamien.co.uk/spitfire%201.htm#MK666
5. Spitfire MK666 coded "WM": https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/189995678009204057/visual-search/
6. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Froyle


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2014 06:40 angels one five Added
15-Jun-2014 06:59 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
15-Jun-2014 07:09 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
05-Apr-2015 09:07 James JUMP Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 18:08 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Nature, Source]
16-Nov-2019 23:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2019 23:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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