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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168019
Last updated: 11 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:145 Squadron Royal Air Force (145 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8044
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Just S of Bransdale Mill, Bransdale, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Catterick
Presentation aircraft "1st Canadian Division".

Crashed in poor visibility when returning to Catterick from a convoy patrol. Probably a case of spatial disorientation.
Destroyed by impact and fire. Pilot killed.
P/O (J/15006) Henry Lloyd Maurice YOUNG (pilot) RCAF - killed.


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Revision history:

22-Jul-2014 09:43 angels one five Added
13-Jun-2015 17:54 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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