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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174350
Last updated: 16 October 2020
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Date:08-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8366
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Car park at Minehead Station, West Somerset, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:RAF Llandow
Narrative:
In collision with Spitfire P8249 of the same unit during air combat practice.
Crash-landed in the southern side of the car park at Minehead Railway Station and wrecked.
Declared Category E (write off) and sent to Air Service Training. No further record.

Sgt R.H. Orlebar survived with injuries.

Sources:

Spitfire production list and other.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2015 09:09 angels one five Added
08-Mar-2015 09:19 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
20-Jun-2015 09:41 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]

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