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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22073
Last updated: 10 April 2019
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Date:06-DEC-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: P9434
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Picton near Chester, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hawarden, Flintshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 6 December 1941 Sgt Sam Lee of 57 OTU RAF was killed when his Spitfire Ia P9434 spun into the ground at Foxcovers Lane, Picton, near Chester, after loss of control during course of operational training.

Sources:

https://thejoesmoechester.wordpress.com/2015/06/18/aircraft-incidents-in-chester-during-wwii/
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?4283-Unaccounted-airmen-6-12-1941
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p009.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Picton,_Cheshire
http://wikimapia.org/#lang=fr&lat=53.233333&lon=-2.850000&z=13


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2008 23:15 Anon. Added
27-Dec-2011 07:30 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
03-Jun-2013 08:01 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2015 10:13 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
06-Dec-2015 19:30 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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