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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167966
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Date:09-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:152 (Hyderabad) Squadron Royal Air Force (152 (Hyderabad) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8026
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Eglinton, Londonderry, Northern Ireland. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Eglinton / HMS Gannet
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A tyre burst on take off and the Spitfire swerved and tipped on its nose. Flying accident Cat. E.
To "SM". Supermarine ? South Marston ?
No further record so presumably written off the books.

Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jul-2014 02:39 angels one five Added
05-Sep-2014 18:39 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 16:03 Zeeland Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]

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