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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22075
Last updated: 22 April 2019
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Date:24-NOV-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:54 Squadron Royal Air Force (54 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X4031
C/n / msn: 960
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nr RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Catterick
Destination airport:Catterick
Narrative:
The pilot made a wheels up forced landing when he ran sort of fuel ( down to only 5 gallons ) on an operational patrol.
Cat. C2 damage. Aircraft repaired.

40695 F/Lt Dorian George Gribble RAF pilot ok

Sources:

Spitfire prod. list
54 Sqdn ORB.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2008 23:15 Anon. Added
30-Dec-2011 05:33 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2012 20:33 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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