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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172349
Last updated: 28 May 2020
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Date:16-APR-1946
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk XVI
Owner/operator:61 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (61 OTU RAF)
Registration: SL560
C/n / msn: CBAF.4674
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Keevil, Trowbridge, Wiltshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Keevil, Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Keevil, Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Narrative:
Spitfire LF Mk.XVI SL560 (c/no. CBAF4674): Delivered to the RAF at 29 MU 24-7-45. Issued to 61 OTU 31-1-46. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when lost flying speed on landing and undershot at RAF Keevil, Trowbridge, Wiltshire 16-4-46. Struck Off Charge 25-4-46

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.37. ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p099.html
3. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1985 page 5)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2014 15:27 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Apr-2015 09:13 Gloug Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
11-Nov-2019 02:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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