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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22124
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Date:23-SEP-1940
Time:16:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:65 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (65 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9904
C/n / msn: 116
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Turnhouse, Midlothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Turnhouse, Midlothian
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered engine failure on approaching Turnhouse from a routine practice flight. Struck an obstacle on landing, crashed. Plane repairable.
Pilot:
Sgt M.H.E. Hine RAFVR - unhurt.


K9904 was written off in a belly landing on 8/9/41 while with 53 OTU.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
Battle of Britain-Then and Now.'


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2008 23:18 Anon. Added
28-Dec-2011 13:45 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
27-Jan-2012 12:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
02-Nov-2012 00:52 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2015 08:09 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 14:23 Newton Updated [Time, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Apr-2019 05:30 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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