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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168171
Last updated: 21 August 2020
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Date:01-NOV-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:64 Sqn RAF
Registration: P8084
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 miles W of Kirknewton Aerodrome -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire P8084 was a presentation aircraft, " Garfield Weston VI ".
On the 1st of November, 1941, it flew into the ground in bad visibility ( rainstorm ) and burst into flames.
The plane was destroyed and the pilot lost his life.
Crew:
Sgt (1058697) Francis Bertram KAYE (pilot) RAFVR, killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jul-2014 05:57 angels one five Added
13-Jun-2015 17:07 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]

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