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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21959
Last updated: 1 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:72 (Basutoland) Squadron Royal Air Force (72 (Basutoland) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1078
C/n / msn: 293
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Acklington, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
The aircraft crashed while landing after a patrol.
Cat. C3 damage.
SOC 14/8/40.

48471 Sgt Robert Charles John Staples RAF, pilot. ( Died 1986.)


Spitfire production list.
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999

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Revision history:

03-Aug-2008 11:28 Anon. Added
26-Aug-2011 19:45 angels one five Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 12:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
30-Dec-2011 05:15 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport]
05-Nov-2012 00:44 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
20-Nov-2012 11:39 angels one five Updated [Time, Cn]
27-May-2013 20:52 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
08-Aug-2013 00:39 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
28-May-2014 11:19 angels one five Updated [Operator]
29-May-2015 06:52 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Destination airport]

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