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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22117
Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:30-SEP-1940
Time:
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: L1037
C/n / msn: 252
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wildhope Hill, Hipsburn Farm, Lesbury, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
(DW-D) The aircraft was involved in a mid-air collision with Spitfire K9818. The pilot baled out of the severely damaged aircraft which crashed.
SOC 7/10/40.
Crew:
Sgt (102587) Henry Reginald CLARKE (pilot) RAFVR safe.

Notes:Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 quotes this aircraft as shot down during attack on He.59 off Calais 11/08/40.
Also quoted, (http://www.aviationartprints.com/airframe_data.php?FrameID=253as )24/08/40 shot down by Me.109 & crashed at Fyfield. P/O Merrick injured.

Sources:

Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2008 23:17 Anon. Added
25-Aug-2011 08:18 angels one five Updated [Registration, Cn, Nature, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2011 12:30 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Jan-2012 14:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
08-Nov-2012 15:51 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
19-Jul-2013 02:45 JINX Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Feb-2014 01:07 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 14:56 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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