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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229844
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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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: P8546
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tryddyn, nr Wrexham, Shropshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Stn Atcham, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Atcham
The engine of Spitfire P8546 failed during an air-to-air firing practice exercise. The pilot attempted to make a forced landing, but lost control of the aircraft in the final stage of the approach when it stalled and flicked onto its back, diving into the ground.
The Spitfire was destroyed by the impact and the pilot lost his life.

Pilot: Sgt David Alexander Bremner RCAF (R71701), killed in a flying accident.
David Bremner is buried at Atcham (Saint Eata) Churchyard, Atcham.


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Revision history:

10-Oct-2019 04:08 angels one five Added
10-Oct-2019 04:33 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
28-Oct-2019 08:43 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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