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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21898
Last updated: 4 May 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: X4276
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Town End Farm, Kirklevington, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Catterick
Destination airport:
Narrative:
(Kiwi III KL-B) The aircraft crashed after being involved in a mid-air collision at 12000 feet with Spitfire X4650, the pilot landed in a cess pit at Town End Farm and the aircraft crashed near by

40370 F/Lt Alan Christopher "Al" Deere RAF (NZ) pilot baled out ok.

The X4276 is currently being restored - Fana de l"Aviation - 510 - May 2012
The already restored X4650 is flying again on March, 9, 2012

Sources:

Spitfire prod. list
Fana de l"Aviation - 510 - May 2012


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2008 10:29 Anon. Added
30-Dec-2011 05:52 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2012 12:09 ThW Updated [Source, Narrative]

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