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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22096
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Date:27-OCT-1940
Time:c. 17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:610 (County of Chester) Squadron Royal Air Force (610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3264
C/n / msn: 476
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langley Park, County Durham -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Acklington
Narrative:
Control was lost during a dusk flight when the pilot climbed in cloud in order to gain R/T reception. The Spitfire entered a spin from which the pilot was not able to recover on instruments and he baled out.
Pilot :
Sgt (745777) J.E. Cooper RAFVR, safe.

Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2008 23:16 Anon. Added
29-Dec-2011 12:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
30-Dec-2011 05:19 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Jan-2012 14:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
10-Nov-2012 16:58 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Mar-2015 00:10 angels one five Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2015 07:32 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 14:58 Iwosh Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2016 17:37 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative]
13-Nov-2018 17:56 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
19-Apr-2019 04:59 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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