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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168185
Last updated: 10 August 2020
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Date:07-JAN-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:7 (P) Advanced Flying Unit Royal Air Force (7 (P) AFU RAF)
Registration: P8091
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Castle Bromwich, West Midlands of England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Castle Bromwich, West Midlands
Narrative:
Presentation aircraft, " Miners of Durham II ".

Undercarriage collapse on landing when being operated by No. 7 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit.
The Spitfire was not seriously damaged ( Cat. AC ) but in 1945 an elderly Spitfire was not considered worth repairing and the aircraft was declared Cat. E on 11/1/45 and written off the books on 18/1/45.

Converted to ground instructional airframe 4936M, and there the record ends.

Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2014 00:58 angels one five Added
29-Mar-2015 18:34 James JUMP Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]

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