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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174314
Last updated: 22 April 2020
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Date:27-FEB-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8360
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 miles south-southeast of RAF Eshott, Northhumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Eshott, Northhumberland
Destination airport:RAF Eshott
Narrative:
Crashed after a mid-air collision with Spitfire P8362 of the same unit during formation flying practice. Both pilots were killed.
The pilot of P8360 was Sgt Hakon Langseth Myhre of the Royal Norwegian Air Force.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
http://www.luftwaffe.no/Table2.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Mar-2015 00:03 angels one five Added
27-Jun-2015 08:53 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
11-Aug-2019 07:54 angels one five Updated [Location]

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