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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172362
Last updated: 20 November 2020
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Date:05-OCT-1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk XVI
Owner/operator:501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron Royal Air Force (501 (County of Gloucester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: SL571
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Middle Wallop, Hampshire
Narrative:
Delivered to 29 MU 27-7-45. Issued to BCIS Finningley 3-7-46. Transferrd to 501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron RAux AF coded "RAB-M" 28-4-47. Written off when crash-landed Middle Wallop 05-10-47, reportedly due to undercarriage collapse on touchdown. Not repaired: re-cat E 23-10-47 and Struck Off Charge 5-12-47

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James H. Halley, Air Britain 1985 page 5)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p099.html
3. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2014 19:20 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Mar-2015 18:07 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
02-Jun-2015 19:20 Cliford Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]

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