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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229815
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:27-AUG-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIb
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: P8543
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Stn Eshott, Northumberland, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Stn Eshott, Northumberland
Destination airport:RAF Stn Eshott
Narrative:
This aircraft crashed while taking off owing to a tyre bursting and causing the undercarriage to collapse.
Initially assessed as Cat. AC damage on the day, it was later re-assessed as Cat. E and Struck off Charge on 3/9/44.

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Spitfire production list.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2019 19:54 angels one five Added
01-Nov-2019 20:33 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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