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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168016
Last updated: 3 September 2020
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Date:26-OCT-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8040
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Lower Hall Farm, Picton, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hawarden, Flintshire
Destination airport:RAF Hawarden
Narrative:
Engine failure. In the course of the ensuing forced landing near Picton, Cheshire, the pilot attempted to avoid
buildings, and the Spitfire stalled and crashed.
Pilot:
Sgt Jan MACHÁLEK RAFVR, received fatal injuries.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?4643-Cause-of-Death


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jul-2014 03:39 angels one five Added
26-Jun-2015 10:24 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
26-Jun-2015 10:27 Iwosh Updated [Narrative]
13-Jan-2018 08:00 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
03-Oct-2019 17:32 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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