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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170610
Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:09-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:308 (City of Krakow) Squadron Royal Air Force (308 (City of Krakow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8206
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near RAF Woodvale, Lancashire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Woodvale, Lancashire
Destination airport:RAF Woodvale
Narrative:
Spitfire P8206 crashed and was destroyed as the result of a mid-air collision with Spitfire P7745 of the same unit during a routine night training flight.

Spitfire P8206
Pilot: P-0603 Sqn Ldr Marian Jan Wesołowski - killed

Spitfire P7745
Pilot:76806 Plt Off Kazimierz Ignacy Dolicher sustained only slight injuries and was able to land his damaged plane at RAF Woodvale.


Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://www.polishwargraves.nl/brit/4222.htm
CWGC
Krzystek's List
http://aircrewremembered.com/wesolowski-marian.html
Polish War Memorial RAF Northolt


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2014 06:37 angels one five Added
26-Dec-2014 22:49 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
25-May-2015 00:27 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
02-Jun-2015 00:08 angels one five Updated [Operator]
04-Jun-2015 07:42 Scout Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
16-Jun-2015 02:59 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Jun-2015 06:08 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
21-Jan-2018 12:45 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 16:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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