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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169490
Last updated: 5 April 2020
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Date:06-MAY-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 SFTS Royal Air Force (7 SFTS RAF)
Registration: P8168
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:RAF Peterborough
Narrative:
A presentation aircraft, " Assam Two Lakhimpur ", P8168 was being operated from Peterborough by No. 7 Service Flying Training School ( No. 7 Pilots Advanced Flying Unit until 21/12/45 ) when it was substantially damaged in a landing crash on 6/5/45.
At first assessed as Category AC damage, a reassessment was made later, and the aircraft was written off the books on 30/5/45.

Sources:

1. Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Sep-2014 05:00 angels one five Added
05-Apr-2015 10:01 Digger Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]

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