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Date:02-APR-1942
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: P9509
C/n / msn: 650
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Llanbedr, Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Northwest Wales. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:RAF Llanbedr, Llanbedr, Gwynedd
Narrative:
First Flown 23-4-40; to RAF at 12 MU 25-4-40. Issued to 19 Squadron 18-9-40. To 152 Squadron 26-9-40. To 58 OTU 23-3-41 thence to 53 OTU 6-1-42

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when engine failed due to running out of fuel, leading to a wheels up forced landing near RAF Llanbedr, Llanbedr, Gwynedd 2-4-42. Struck Off Charge 9-4-42

Sources:

1. Halley, J J, 1996, Royal Air Force Aircraft P1000 to R9999, p 90
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p009.html
3. http://www.ggat.org.uk/timeline/pdf/Military%20Aircraft%20Crash%20Sites%20in%20Southeast%20Wales.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-May-2019 00:15 Dr. John Smith Added
25-May-2019 11:34 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]

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