Incident Supermarine Spitfire Mk I N3281, 16 Mar 1940
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21991
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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:234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (234 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3281
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Leconfield
Suffered failure of undercarriage to lower & crash landed
Pilot safe.


Spitfire production list

Revision history:

03-Aug-2008 11:30 Anon. Added
25-Dec-2011 10:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2012 13:33 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
04-Nov-2012 19:09 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]
16-Sep-2014 05:50 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2014 17:07 Xindel X Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
08-May-2015 22:41 angels one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
02-Jun-2015 13:11 Fuxs Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
24-Jan-2016 06:14 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
28-Feb-2016 10:24 BlB Updated [Cn, Operator]
09-Mar-2020 15:51 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Operator]

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