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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172079
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:23-FEB-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa/Mk Va
Owner/operator:1406 Met Flt Royal Air Force (1406 Met Flt RAF)
Registration: P8259
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dunnet Head, Caithness, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Wick,Highlands
Destination airport:RAF Wick
Narrative:
Spun into the ground when control was lost during a practice dogfight.
Pilot:
Sgt Hugh Karl Marx Thomson RAFVR - killed.
R.I.P.


Sources:

Spitfire production list
rafweb.org casualties-1943


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2014 09:31 angels one five Added
24-May-2015 20:46 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
11-Aug-2019 07:35 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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