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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192555
Last updated: 20 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:52 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (52 OTU RAF)
Registration: AR240
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Stn Aston Down, Gloucestershire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
On 2 January 1943 Sgt Raymond Britto of 52 OTU RAF was killed in an accident on Aston Down airfield. The engine of his Spitfire Ia AR240 failed and he attempted to glide in, but spun, crashing
near the watch tower building.
Britto was of Maraval Village, Trinidad, and died at the age of 25.



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Revision history:

04-Jan-2017 15:42 Laurent Rizzotti Added
02-Jun-2018 07:08 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
02-Aug-2019 18:59 Nepa Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Narrative, Operator]
30-Jun-2020 03:32 angels one five Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]

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