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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168082
Last updated: 2 August 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:74 (Tiger) Squadron Royal Air Force (74 (Tiger) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8045
C/n / msn: ZP-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Ouston, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Acklington
Spun into the ground during a weather recce flight. Destroyed by fire.
It was found that the accident was caused by failure of the pilot's supplementary oxygen system.
P/O (63834) Douglas McDonald STEVEN (pilot) RAFVR - killed


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Revision history:

27-Jul-2014 10:57 angels one five Added
27-Jul-2014 10:59 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2015 07:30 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 15:35 King Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Aug-2017 17:52 Anon. Updated [Cn]

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