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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170714
Last updated: 17 July 2020
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Date:27-JAN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:222 (Natal) Squadron Royal Air Force (222 (Natal) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BL408
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Thornwood, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:RAF North Weald
Narrative:
Crashed while on an air test. Aircraft destroyed, pilot killed.
Pilot:
Sgt (1062426) Maurice Patrick RUSK RAFVR - killed.
R.I.P.




Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1942
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2014 19:36 angels one five Added
02-Jun-2015 16:14 Leopard DX Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-May-2017 15:22 TigerTimon Updated [Total occupants]
01-Dec-2019 21:12 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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