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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21955
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:11-AUG-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:616 (South Yorkshire) Squadron Royal Air Force (616 (South Yorkshire) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R6698
C/n / msn: 752
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft crash-landed after it had hit another aircraft on take off, losing its port undercarriage leg

91000 P/O Lionel Horwood "Buck" Casson RAFVR pilot ok

Sources:

spitfire prod. list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2008 11:28 Anon. Added
28-Dec-2011 13:00 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 04:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
06-Nov-2012 01:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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