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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167906
Last updated: 16 September 2020
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Date:26-JUN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire ASR Mk IIc
Owner/operator:277 (ASR) Squadron Royal Air Force (277 (ASR) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8020
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:unknown, UK -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
This Spitfire Mk IIa had been converted to Air Sea Rescue use as an ASR Mk IIc by 39 Maintenance Unit and issued to No. 277 (ASR) Squadron based at Shoreham, with detachments at Hawkinge and Martlesham Heath.
On 26/6/44 this aircraft was involved in a flying accident and assessed as being damaged to Category B level.
On 16/8/44 P8020 was recat. E and written off the books.

Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2014 12:05 angels one five Added
15-Jul-2014 01:37 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 06:23 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Nature]
29-Oct-2019 13:30 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Nov-2019 08:55 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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