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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21897
Last updated: 29 August 2020
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Date:28-DEC-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:54 Squadron Royal Air Force (54 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X4650
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Red Hall Farm nr Kirklevington, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Catterick
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed after a mid-air collision at 12000 feet with Spitfire X4276, the pilot landed at Kirklevington Hall and his aircraft crashed on the banks of the River Leven

Sgt Howard Squire RAFVR pilot baled out ok

Found in 1976 in a river near Kirklevington, the restored X4650 is flying again on March, 9, 2012

Sources:

Spitfire prod. list
Fana de l'Aviation - 510 - April 2012


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2008 10:29 Anon. Added
30-Dec-2011 05:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2012 12:11 ThW Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2020 11:27 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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