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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173254
Last updated: 27 August 2019
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Date:19-JUN-1945
Time:
Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:83 Group Support Unit Royal Air Force (83 GSU RAF)
Registration: SN126
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Dunsfold, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dunsfold, Surrey [EGTD]
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 19 June 1945: caught fire when starting up whilst parked at Dunsfold Aerodrome, Godalming, Surrey. Damage initially assessed as Cat.3(Repairable). However later down graded to Cat.5(G/I) and struck off charge; relegated to ground instructional airframe as 5301M

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1985 p.12)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2015 21:19 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Apr-2015 18:02 Fort Knox Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]

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