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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171243
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:17-SEP-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8235
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:1/2 mile NW of RAF Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Hibaldstow
Narrative:
Spitfire P8235 was being operated by D Flight, 53 OTU, when it suffered engine failure near Hibaldstow.
The plane was landed, wheels up, in a field about half a mile from the airfield. Pilot safe.

Initially classified Cat. B, the damage was reassessed as Cat. E on 26/9/44 and the plane was written off the books.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://www.bcar.org.uk/1944-incident-logs#sep


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2014 16:46 angels one five Added
24-Nov-2014 01:36 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Apr-2015 19:49 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
22-Apr-2015 18:37 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
09-Jun-2015 05:48 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]

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