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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166963
Last updated: 26 November 2020
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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
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire
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

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


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.
5. Spitfire MK666 coded "WM":

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Revision history:

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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