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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239879
Last updated: 13 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F.Mk 24
Owner/operator:80 Squadron Royal Air Force (80 Sqn RAF)
Registration: VN485
C/n / msn: SMAF.21567
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Kai Tak -   Hong Kong
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Kai Tak (Hong Kong)
Destination airport:RAF Kai Tak
The aircraft suffered a Cat.4 damage accident while serving with 80 Squadron Royal Air Force at RAF Kai Tak (Hong Kong) in December 1950. The aircraft was repaired and returned to the Squadron in May 1951.

ORB 80 Sqdn RAF


Photo of VN485 courtesy

Duxford (EGSU)
10 July 2011; (c) Mick Bajcar

Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK - 15th September 2010

Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK - 15th September 2010

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Revision history:

12-Aug-2020 16:36 Peter Clarke Added
12-Aug-2020 22:22 DB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Operator]
13-Aug-2020 12:42 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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