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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1838
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:8 (C) Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (8 (C) OTU RAF)
Registration: K9857
C/n / msn: 73
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fersness Bay, off Isle of Eday -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland,
Destination airport:
K9857 - Engine failure, with fire. Probably caused by loss of engine coolant. Pilot baled out into the sea near the Isle of Eday, Orkneys, and picked up by a local trawler, 11.11.1942.
P/O ( Aus405595 ) John Hugh Dixon RAAF - Okay.


Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
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11-Feb-2008 09:46 JINX Added
21-Mar-2008 04:00 JINX Updated
13-Aug-2010 05:16 angels one five Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 10:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 03:29 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
17-Jan-2012 04:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
23-Jan-2012 13:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2012 03:00 Nepa Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
06-Nov-2012 18:39 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2013 16:22 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
24-Mar-2013 16:30 angels one five Updated [Time, Source]
15-Sep-2013 08:07 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source]
05-Aug-2014 13:50 DG333 Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Sep-2019 02:54 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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