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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222617
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Date:14-FEB-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire FR.Mk 18
Owner/operator:28 Squadron Royal Air Force (28 Sqn RAF)
Registration: TP424
C/n / msn: KEA.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lantau Island, SW of Kai Tak -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire FR.18 TP424, "T" of 28 Squadron RAF: Written off (destroyed) 14/1/1950 when crashed into a hillside at Lantau Island, South West of Kai Tak while flying in low cloud
Crew:
PII (1192198) Kenneth SUTCLIFFE (pilot) RAF - killed.

Sources:

1. The Straits Times 19 February 1950, p.1
2. Last Take off: A Record of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings P.34
3. https://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/TP424
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p113.html
5. http://veterans.mod.uk/roll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=R1057


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2019 19:31 TB Added
05-Mar-2019 20:02 TB Updated [Operator]
17-Sep-2020 21:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2020 06:55 Rata Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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