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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239019
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Date:25-OCT-1940
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk 1a
Owner/operator:609 (West Riding) Squadron Royal Air Force (609 (West Riding) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X4590
C/n / msn: 6S/81254
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Middle Wallop (EGVP), Stockbridge, Hampshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Middle Wallop (EGVP), Stockbridge, Hampshire, UK
Destination airport:RAF Middle Wallop (EGVP), Stockbridge, Hampshire, UK
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged when it made a belly landing at RAF Middle Wallop when Pilot Officer J. Curchin failed to lower the undercarriage.

Sources:

https://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/documents/collections/78-A-872-Spitfire-1-X4590.pdf
http://www.warbirdregistry.org/spitregistry/spitfire-x4590.html
http://www.aerialvisuals.ca/AirframeDossier.php?Serial=707


Images:


RAF Upper Heyford (EGUA), Oxfordshire, UK - 19th June 1971


Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London - 18th September 2010


Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London, UK - 18th September 2010


Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London, UK - 18th September 2010

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Aug-2020 17:58 Peter Clarke Added
04-Aug-2020 19:33 Jixon Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Aug-2020 17:45 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
08-Aug-2020 18:16 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
09-Aug-2020 14:06 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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