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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170504
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:16-OCT-1942
Time:11:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:52 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (52 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8200
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:nr RAF Aston Down, Gloucestershire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Aston Down, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Presentation aircraft " Winged Victory ".
Engine failure at 200 feet, just after take off.
Belly-landed straight ahead.
Damage initially assessed as Category E ( write off ) , then reassessed Cat. B on 26/10/42 and the aircraft sent to AST for repairs. Finally Struck off Charge on 26/1/45.
Crew:
Sgt (R102687) Jack L. LUSH (pilot) RCAF - survived.





Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17655-Spitfire-IIa-P8200-quot-Winged-Victory-Cat-E-accident-on-11-10-42-but-SOC-26-1-45


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2014 00:17 angels one five Added
16-Oct-2014 00:20 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
23-Oct-2014 00:55 angels one five Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2014 18:14 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Oct-2014 19:52 angels one five Updated [Location]
18-Jun-2015 07:44 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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