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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172595
Last updated: 24 November 2019
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Date:27-OCT-1943
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIb
Owner/operator:5 (P) Advanced Flying Unit Royal Air Force (5 (P) AFU RAF)
Registration: P8312
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles west of Navenby, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and burned as the result of a mid-air collision with C-47A 42-24069 of the 434th Troop Carrier Group, 9th USAAF.
The Spitfire pilot baled out and the C-47 survived the incident with little damage.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
Joe Baugher USAAF Serials


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2014 22:05 angels one five Added
16-Jul-2015 20:01 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
03-Oct-2019 18:07 angels one five Updated [Time, Location]

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