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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224956
Last updated: 12 September 2020
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Date:26-AUG-1941
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: X4263
C/n / msn: 1061
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bristol Channel, off Rhoose Point, 4.5 miles east of RAF Llandow. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk Ia X4263 of 53 OTU, RAF Llandow: Written off (destroyed) 26-8-1941 when crashed into the Bristol Channel, off Rhoose Point, 4.5 miles east of RAF Llandow, Glamorgan. Struck Off Charge same day as Cat.E. No casualties or fatalities reported, so it is presumed that the pilot bailed out safely, and was rescued

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p014.html
2. http://ciapoldiescorner.blogspot.com/2009/08/events-for-26th-august.html
3. http://www.ggat.org.uk/timeline/pdf/Military%20Aircraft%20Crash%20Sites%20in%20Southeast%20Wales.pdf
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhoose_Point


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-May-2019 21:46 Dr. John Smith Added
25-May-2019 11:00 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
19-Apr-2020 06:01 angels one five Updated [Location, Nature, Narrative]

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