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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1808
Last updated: 20 November 2020
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Date:19-NOV-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: K9824
C/n / msn: 39
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr Long Whitton, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Eshott, Northhumberland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with N3266 during formation flying practice. Crashed and burned.
Pilot:
F/O Edwin Alexander Merkley RCAF - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Feb-2008 22:15 JINX Added
05-Jan-2011 04:12 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
01-Jan-2012 11:43 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 11:44 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport]
25-Nov-2012 17:54 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
27-Jun-2015 09:11 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2019 21:04 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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