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Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Date:30-DEC-1941
Time:14:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk Vb
Owner/operator:130 Squadron Royal Air Force (130 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AB910
C/n / msn: CBAF.1061
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF stn Perranporth, Cornwall, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Perranporth, Trevellas, Cornwall
Destination airport:RAF Perranporth, Cornwall
Narrative:
Spitfire AB910 T/o at 13:30 hrs for Raid on Brest (Escorting Bombers) 30 December 1941.
Damaged in combat with 2 Me109. Landing at 14:50 hrs.
The aircraft was recovered to Westland Aircraft Co. at Yeovil for repair in January 1942.
Crew:
P/O JONES (pilot) RAF - Ok

Following service with 222 Sqn. in August 1941 and subsequent combat damage repairs, the aircraft was assigned to 130 Squadron at RAF Perranporth, Cornwall, in October 1941, flying bombing raid escort of convoy patrol duties, completing 21 missions with the squadron.

Sources:

1. ORB 130 Sqdn RAF
https://www.memorialflightclub.com/blog/spitfire-mk-vb-ab910-%E2%80%93-75-years-old
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._130_Squadron_RAF
https://www.cornwallfhs.com/cornwallswarhistory/air-force/raf-perranporth/
http://milky01.co.uk/?page_id=28017
http://www.sonsofdamien.co.uk/AB910.htm


Images:

Photo of AB910 courtesy AirHistory.net


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Sep-2020 16:15 Peter Clarke Added
21-Sep-2020 20:00 Xindel XL Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Operator]
23-Sep-2020 13:36 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
26-Sep-2020 15:37 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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