Incident Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9961, 17 Feb 1940
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22000
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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:602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Royal Air Force (602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9961
MSN: 178
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Drem, East Lothian, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Drem, East Lothian
The aircraft bounced badly on landing causing the undercarriage to collapse.
Pilot okay.

To Air Service Training for repair, 29/2/40.

The above date of this incident is probably incorrect and should be the 7th of February 1940.


Spitfire production list

Revision history:

03-Aug-2008 11:31 Anon. Added
25-Dec-2011 09:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Destination airport, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 06:04 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source]
02-Nov-2012 12:58 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 03:24 angels one five Updated [Operator]
26-Feb-2014 23:47 angels one five Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 16:08 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
07-Feb-2021 05:01 angels one five Updated [Time, Location]
14-May-2021 19:18 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
14-May-2021 19:21 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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