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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172642
Last updated: 3 November 2020
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Date:09-AUG-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIb
Owner/operator:CGS Royal Air Force (CGS RAF)
Registration: P8316
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Catfoss, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Catfoss
Destination airport:RAF Catfoss
Narrative:
Spitfire P8316 was being operated by the Central Gunnery School at Catfoss when a tyre burst on landing,
causing the plane to swerve and collapsing the undercarriage.

The damage was assessed at Cat. B at first, but was then reassessed as Cat. E and P8316 was written off the books on 18/8/44.


Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2015 01:47 angels one five Added
19-Apr-2015 20:27 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
22-Apr-2015 07:28 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 05:52 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location]
24-Sep-2019 19:19 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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