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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168003
Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:22-JUN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa/Va
Owner/operator:HQ ATA
Registration: P8036
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire P8036 was built as a Mark IIa and converted to a Mark V by the installation of a R-R Merlin 45 in mid-1941.
In 1944 the aircraft was being operated by the Headquarters, Air Transport Auxiliary when on the 22nd of June it was seriously damaged when the undercarriage was collapsed by a heavy landing.
The Spitfire suffered Category C damage to the airframe and Cat. B to the engine. It does not appear to have been repaired and was written off the books on the 16th of August, 1944.

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Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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09-Jun-2015 06:26 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]

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