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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170467
Last updated: 3 June 2020
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Date:22-NOV-1943
Time:night
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: P8197
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Just NW of RAF Boulmer, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Boulmer, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed near RAF Boulmer shortly after taking off on a night flying exercise.
Written off.
Pilot:
F/O (119496) Geoffrey Booth RAFVR - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

http://www.fusilier.co.uk/alnmouth_northumberland/history_of_raf_boulmer.html
Spitfire production list ( NB. Date incorrectly given as 22/11/42. )
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Oct-2014 00:16 angels one five Added
27-Jun-2015 09:17 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Oct-2019 08:42 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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