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Date:17-JUN-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:631 Squadron Royal Air Force (631 Sqn RAF)
Registration: SL567
C/n / msn: CBAF.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales
Destination airport:RAF Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales
Narrative:
Spitfire LF Mk.XVI SL567: Delivered to the RAF 29 MU 27-9-45. Issued to 631 Squadron 17-4-46. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 17-6-46 in a heavy landing at RAF Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales, which burst a tyre and the aircraft overturned.

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999). Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents. Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.43. ISBN 0-85130-290-4
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1985 page 5)
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p099.html
4. 631 Squadron RAF ORB (Air Ministry Form AM/F.540) 01/01/1946 to 31/12/1949: File AIR 27/2529 at https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C2505167
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._631_Squadron_RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2014 15:52 Dr. John Smith Added
12-Feb-2015 14:17 Gloug Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
24-Feb-2015 06:17 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
05-Apr-2015 09:11 Gloug Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
12-Nov-2019 01:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Nature, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2019 01:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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