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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172053
Last updated: 1 October 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:5 (P) Advanced Flying Unit Royal Air Force (5 (P) AFU RAF)
Registration: P8257
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire
Spitfire P8257 was being operated by No.5 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit when it crashed on landing at Ternhill.
Declared Category E and written off the books on 10/11/45.


1. Spitfire production list

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Revision history:

09-Dec-2014 01:54 angels one five Added
05-Apr-2015 10:15 Emil Robot Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]

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