ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179152
Last updated: 16 September 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:29-AUG-2015
Time:13:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Aircraft Spitfire MK26
Owner/operator:private
Registration: VH-SFG
C/n / msn: 22
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Watts Bridge Memorial (YWSG), QLD -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield, QLD (YWSG)
Destination airport:Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield, QLD (YWSG)
Narrative:
During takeoff the right hand wing touched the ground causing the airplane to swing into the ground.

Sources:

Television report on site

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 Feb 1939 K9812 66 Sqn RAF 0 4 miles south of Royston, Cambridgeshire w/o


Images:

Photo of VH-SFG courtesy AirHistory.net


Tyabb (YTYA)
19 February 2006; (c) Phil Vabre

Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Aug-2015 06:59 Petropavlovsk Added
31-Aug-2015 07:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source]
31-Aug-2015 15:16 harro Updated [Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Feb-2017 08:44 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Plane category]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description