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Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Date:29-AUG-1941
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk Vb
Owner/operator:222 (Natal) Squadron Royal Air Force (222 (Natal) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AB910
C/n / msn: CBAF.1061
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:RAF Lympne, Lympne, Kent, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Epping Forest, Essex
Destination airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Narrative:
The aircraft was assigned to 222 Sqn at RAF North Weald on the 22nd August 1941. Following three combat missions, flown by Pilot Officer Ramsey, over northern France, at the end of August, AB910(ZD-C) carried out a forced landing, with combat damage, at RAF Lympne, Kent. Following repairs at AST Hamble the aircraft was assigned to 130 Squadron, Perranporth, Cornwall in October 1941.

Sources:

https://www.memorialflightclub.com/blog/spitfire-mk-vb-ab910-%E2%80%93-75-years-old
http://milky01.co.uk/?page_id=28017
http://www.sonsofdamien.co.uk/AB910.htm
http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/222_wwII.html


Images:

Photo of AB910 courtesy AirHistory.net


Old Warden (EGTH)
5 July 2015; (c) Alex Christie


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2020 05:49 Peter Clarke Added
21-Sep-2020 10:54 Angel Dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
23-Sep-2020 13:36 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
26-Sep-2020 15:37 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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