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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47695
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Date:07-MAR-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire FL9C
Owner/operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: SM-28
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brustem Air Base, south of Sint-Truiden (Limburg), -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brustem AB (EBST)
Destination airport:Brustem AB (EBST)
Narrative:
Ex-RAF MK153: Delivered to the RAF at 33 MU Lyneham 29-1-44. To 349 Sqn 1-3-44. To 329 Sqn 15-6-44. To 414 Sqn 6-8-44 CAC ops 3-9-44. To 414 Sqn 14-9-4. To GAL for repairs 20-12-44. To 9 MU RAF Cosford 6-1-45. To Miles Aircraft 6-2-45.

Struck off charge upon sale to the Belgische Luctmachkt 20-11-48 as SM-28.

Written off 6-3-1951: overturned on landing at Brustem, used as spare parts resource at Fairey, Gosselies

Sources:

1. http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/post_ww2/Supermarine%20Spitfire%20IX/Supermarine%20Spitfire%20IX%20Frontpage.html
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p069.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
19-Jul-2015 21:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Jul-2015 21:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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