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Last updated: 5 September 2020
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Date:09-MAR-1943
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:53 Operational Conversion Unit Royal Air Force (53 OCU RAF)
Registration: X4590
C/n / msn: 6S/81254
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Llandow, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Llandow
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Pilot Sgt K C Loe, while taxiing the aircraft for take off, collided with a road roller on the runway damaging the aircraft.

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
04-Aug-2020 17:55 Peter Clarke Added
05-Aug-2020 17:54 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
06-Aug-2020 08:50 soucek56 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
08-Aug-2020 18:16 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
11-Aug-2020 17:12 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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