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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229761
Last updated: 17 September 2020
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Date:21-SEP-2019
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: D-FEUR
C/n / msn: 6S-583793
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Duxford Airfield, Duxford, Cambridgeshire (QFO/EGSU) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Duxford Airport (QFO/EGSU)
Destination airport:Duxford Airport (QFO/EGSU)
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered a prop strike on takeoff from Duxford. On departure at Duxford for the mass spitfire formation where it suffered a propeller strike. There is a bit of propeller on the left of the image in the photo below (see link #1). It is currently at ARCO awaiting repairs to the engine and a new propeller which is made in Germany.

This Spitfire was originally delivered to the RAF as MV154. It was then shipped to Australia and taken on charge by the RAAF as A58-671.

Sources:

1. Photo of accident: https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9469256
2. https://www.flyinglegends.com/aircraft/spitfire-viiic.html

c/n 6S/583793. Actual RAF serial MV154. Wears the markings of 145sqn, RAF, based in Italy. Operated by MaxAlpha Aviation Gmbh, Bremergarten, Germany. 2015 Flying Legends Airshow. Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK, 12 July 2015:Supermarine Spitfire VIIIc MT928 - ZX-M (D-FEUR) (19331012584)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2019 10:47 Captain Adam Added
13-Oct-2019 06:11 Spitfirepilot19 Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
13-Oct-2019 06:12 harro Updated [Narrative]
17-Sep-2020 20:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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