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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169444
Last updated: 19 July 2020
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Date:05-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:19 Squadron Royal Air Force (19 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8166
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Langham, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Matlaske, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Langham
Narrative:
The pilot of this Spitfire was attempting to make a forced landing in bad weather when control was lost and the aircraft crashed, not far from Langham Airfield.
Crew
F/Lt (79559) Arthur Frank VOKES (pilot) RAFVR - received injuries from which he died later that day.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Sep-2014 03:25 angels one five Added
08-Jun-2015 18:34 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
23-Jan-2016 15:33 Apen Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
16-Feb-2018 17:51 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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