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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203744
Last updated: 17 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Aircraft Spitfire Mk26
Registration: G-CENI
C/n / msn: PFA 324-1410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:1.5 miles west of Aboyne Airfield, Aberdeenshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Aboyne Airfield
Destination airport:
The aircraft took off and after climbing out of the airfield, the pilot noticed the engine oil temperature becoming dangerous. He took the decision to return to Aboyne and when putting the retractable undercarriage down, the pilot heard a "bang". He later noticed that the propeller had detatched from the aeroplane at 2000 feet. He performed a routine glide approach and landing and the aircraft suffered minor damage to the cowling.
The propeller was not recovered



The aircraft in 2016

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Revision history:

03-Jan-2018 16:41 Added

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