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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172582
Last updated: 30 November 2020
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Date:05-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:19 Squadron Royal Air Force (19 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8277
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Matlask, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Matlask
Narrative:
Landed downwind, overshooting the runway, and hit the boundary hedge. Bad weather may have been a factor.
Crew:
Sgt (R/74456) Noel McHenry MOORE (us.pilot) RCAF - survived with injuries.

This accident appears to have been the end of Noel Moore's flying in Spitfires, as less than a year later he was killed in action when the Wellington bomber of 419 Squadron he was flying in was shot down over Belgium.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2014 09:41 angels one five Added
08-Jun-2015 18:39 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
23-Jan-2016 15:38 Apen Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Feb-2018 17:51 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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