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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168017
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Date:30-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:504 (County of Nottingham) Squadron Royal Air Force (504 (County of Nottingham) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8043
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Kirkistown -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kirkistown
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Take off attempted with the propeller control set at coarse pitch. The Spitfire did not become airborne and ran off the runway.
Damage assessed as Category AC and the aircraft sent to Supermarine for repair, but then reassessed as Cat. E and Struck off Charge on 28/5/42.

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Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jul-2014 04:06 angels one five Added
13-Oct-2014 19:53 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities]
04-Jun-2015 15:40 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Nature]

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