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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171562
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIb
Owner/operator:61 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (61 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8242
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Montford Bidge, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Montford Bridge, Shropshire
Destination airport:
Spitfire P8242 collided with Spitfire P8345 of the same unit during takeoff. The pilot, R95866 Sgt R. A. Fruser RCAF, survived with injuries. The aircraft was assessed as Cat. E and written off the books.

Spitfire P8345 received only slight damage in the accident and was repaired on site.


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Revision history:

24-Nov-2014 05:51 angels one five Added
24-Nov-2014 05:53 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
18-Jun-2015 17:23 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport]

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