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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21986
Last updated: 13 November 2020
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Date:20-MAR-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Royal Air Force (602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ?
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Turnhouse, Midlothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
Destination airport:RAF Turnhouse, Midlothian
Narrative:
The aircraft was being flown to another airfield for dispersal reasons but it crashed on landing when the pilot was blinded by the bright setting sun
Crew:
F/O Alistair Milne GRANT (pilot) RAFVR - ok

Sources:

Spitfire production list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2008 11:30 Anon. Added
25-Dec-2011 14:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 06:09 Nepa Updated [Operator]
04-Nov-2012 19:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Jan-2015 03:49 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Source]
01-Jun-2015 16:19 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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