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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229440
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:19-MAY-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:131 Squadron Royal Air Force (131 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8445
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Stn Merston -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Merston
Narrative:
Spitfire P8445 bounced badly on landing and then swung collapsing the undercarriage.
Assessed as Cat.B damage at first, then reassessed as Cat.E on 25/5/42 and Struck Off Charge.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2019 02:00 angels one five Added
28-Oct-2019 08:32 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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