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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1925
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:07-OCT-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: K9953
C/n / msn: 166
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr Newton-on-the-Moor, Northumberland Sunnyside Farm -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Eshott, Northhumberland
Destination airport:RAF Eshott
Narrative:
Crashed after collision with R6883 during practice dogfight.
Cat. E Written off the books.
Crew:
W/O Edward Mathis MILLS (pilot) RCAF - killed.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1943
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2008 10:46 JINX Added
02-May-2010 13:26 angels one five Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport]
28-Dec-2011 12:33 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source]
02-Nov-2012 12:18 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
13-Aug-2013 02:20 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Feb-2014 06:22 Geordie566 Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
24-Feb-2014 20:34 Anon. Updated [Location, Narrative]
27-Jun-2015 09:04 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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