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Last updated: 20 June 2020
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Date:27-MAR-1941
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:222 (Natal) Squadron Royal Air Force (222 (Natal) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7909
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Easton, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Coltishall
Narrative:
Involved in a mid-air collision with Spitfire P8028 of the same unit. Forced landed. The pilot died from his injuries later that day.

Pilot:
Sgt (748084) Walter WILSON RAFVR, died as the result of a flying accident.
R.I.P.

Spitfire P7909 flew on with the RAF and later the Royal Navy before being Struck off Charge in April, 1945.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1941
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jul-2014 00:59 angels one five Added
19-Jul-2014 01:09 angels one five Updated [Time, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 16:19 Leopard DX Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Dec-2019 09:18 angels one five Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]

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