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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239752
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Time:09:04 .
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire T.IX
Owner/operator:Island Trading Ltd. (G-INFO)
Registration: G-LFIX
C/n / msn: CBAF.8463
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Southampton Airport (EGHI), Eastleigh, Hampshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:Southampton Airport (EGHI), Eastleigh, Hampshire,
The aircraft was visiting Eastleigh airfield for the 'Spitfire 50th Anniversary Celebration' day. Following a normal touchdown the main undercarriage collapsed, the aircraft then slid down the runway before coming to a halt, upright, 300ft. from the runway threshold. The propeller blades were destroyed and damage was caused to the flaps and underwing heat exchangers.

Sources: - AAIB Bulletin No: 4/86 Ref: EW/G86/03/01

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

31 Mar 2000 G-LFIX Private (G-INFO) 0 Duxford Airfield (EGSU), Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England, sub
15 Sep 2016 G-LFIX Private 0 Sywell Aerodrome, Hall Farm, Sywell, Northamptonshire sub


Photo of G-LFIX courtesy

Duxford (EGSU)
24 September 2017; (c) Aad van der Voet

RAF Waddington (EGXW), Lincolnshire, UK. - 29th June 1996

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Revision history:

10-Aug-2020 08:15 Peter Clarke Added

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