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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229583
Last updated: 28 June 2020
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Date:23-JUL-1941
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIb
Owner/operator:303 (Warsaw-Koscuisco) Sqn RAF
Registration: P8465
C/n / msn: UZ-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Richmond Park, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Speke, Lancashire
Destination airport:RAF Speke
Narrative:
Spitfire P8465, squadron code UZ-P, crashed by striking poles in a forced landing at Richmond Park after being damaged in combat. The pilot, P/O K. Pniak, survived with injuries.
The aircraft was Struck off Charge (written off the books) on 30/8/41.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
History of No. 303 (Polish) Squadron, RAF.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Oct-2019 03:57 angels one five Added
28-Oct-2019 08:33 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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