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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168149
Last updated: 25 July 2020
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Date:01-MAR-1943
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: P8080
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Heckley High House Farm, N of Alnwick, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Eshott, Northhumberland
Destination airport:RAF Eshott
Narrative:
Presentation aircraft " Horwich ".
Control lost during air combat practice. Spun into the ground and was wrecked. The pilot, Sgt David Royds RAAF, survived, injured.
P8080 was written off the books.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?7977-430301-Unaccounted-airmen-1-3-1943


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jul-2014 11:33 angels one five Added
27-Jun-2015 08:58 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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