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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21896
Last updated: 14 September 2020
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Date:31-DEC-1940
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron Royal Air Force (603 (City of Edinburgh) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7550
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Quixwood Farm, Grantshouse, Duns, Berwickshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk.1 P7550: Delivered to the RAF at 9 MU Cosford 25-10-40. Issued to 603(City of Edinburgh) Squadron 5-11-40 as "XT-W". Written off (destroyed) when the aircraft crashed during a snowstorm at Quixwood Farm, Grantshouse, Duns, Berwickshire, killing the pilot.

Crew: Sgt (754818) Bernard Clare WEBBER (pilot) RAFVR - killed.

Formally Struck Off Charge as Cat.E(F/A) on 9-1-41


Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft P1000-P9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1978)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p004.html
3. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2812511/webber,-bernard-clare/
4. National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 81/4734: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16688832
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?2264&p=11780#11780
6. http://disc.yourwebapps.com/discussion.cgi?disc=244414;article=1138


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2008 10:29 Anon. Added
30-Dec-2011 05:55 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 14:23 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Nov-2012 17:08 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
13-Aug-2013 00:23 angels one five Updated [Phase, Nature]
24-Mar-2015 05:40 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
29-May-2015 06:47 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-May-2019 00:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Phase, Source, Narrative]
29-May-2019 00:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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