ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229798
Last updated: 1 February 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:04-AUG-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:118 Squadron Royal Air Force (118 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8516
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Overmoigne, Dorset, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ibsley, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Ibsley
Narrative:
Spitfire P8516 crashed on a hill and was destroyed by fire, when it flew into high ground in cloud during the return from a convoy patrol.
Pilot:
Sgt (929898) Cyril William Henry SMITH (pilot) RAFVR - killed.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
ORB 118 Sqdn RAF


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2019 04:40 angels one five Added
28-Oct-2019 08:44 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
01-Feb-2020 13:04 stehlik49 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description