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Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Date:20-JUN-1976
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire MK LFVb
Owner/operator:Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Royal Air For
Registration: AB910
C/n / msn: CBAF.1061
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Duxford Airfield (EGSU), Vintage Day, Cambridgeshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Duxford Airfield (EGSU), Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Destination airport:Duxford Airfield (EGSU), Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered Cat.3R damage when the starboard undercarriage leg collapsed just after touchdown during the 'Duxford Vintage Day'. The aircraft was recovered and repaired at No.5 MU Kemble and returned to the BoB Flight on 21st December 1976.
Photographs of the accident are shown on https://www.flickr.com/photos/spicpix/5107175337/ ,

Sources:

http://milky01.co.uk/?page_id=28017
http://www.sonsofdamien.co.uk/AB910.htm
http://www.goodall.com.au/warbirds-directory-v6/vickerssupermarine.pdf
https://www.flickr.com/photos/spicpix/5107175337/
https://www.key.aero/forum/historic-aviation/77486-accident-to-bbmf-spitfire-v-ab910-bex-1978
Aerolane Monthly, August 1976 'Spotlight' p.395/394
http://milky01.co.uk/?page_id=28017

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

29 Aug 1941 AB910 222 (Natal) Sqn RAF 0 RAF Lympne, Lympne, Kent, England. unk
20 Jun 1953 G-AISU Private 0 Southend Airport (EGMC), Southend-on-Sea, Essex, sub


Images:

Photo of AB910 courtesy AirHistory.net


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


RAF Alconbury Air Show, Cambridgeshire, UK - 16th May 1959


RAF Alconbury Air Show, Cambridgeshire, UK - 16th May 1959


RAF Gaydon, Warwickshire, UK BoB Air Show - 17th September 1960


RAF Gaydon, Warwickshire, UK BoB Air Show - 17th September 1960

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Sep-2020 07:17 Peter Clarke Added
22-Sep-2020 08:44 Peter Clarke Updated [Operator]
23-Sep-2020 13:36 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
26-Sep-2020 15:37 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
26-Sep-2020 15:37 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]

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