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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175685
Last updated: 12 August 2020
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Date:02-NOV-1941
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:19 Squadron Royal Air Force (19 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8384
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Manor Farm, 1 mile S of Wood Norton, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Matlaske, Norfolk
Destination airport:RAF Matlask
Narrative:
Loss of control whilst flying in cloud. Probably the result of pilot disorientation.
The pilot baled out at a low altitude ( reportedly 200 feet ) and was killed when his parachute failed to deploy in time.
Crew:
P/O (Aus404892) Herbert John THIELE (pilot) RAAF - killed.

Sources:

http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=5240841&S=1
Spitfire production list
cwgc


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Apr-2015 05:16 angels one five Added
08-Jun-2015 18:45 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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