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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66190
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Date:08-SEP-1951
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk XVI
Owner/operator:102 FRS Royal Air Force (102 FRS RAF)
Registration: SM512
C/n / msn: CBAF.10156
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Snaith, East Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Snaith, East Yorkshire,
Narrative:
Spitfire LF.XVI SM512: Delivered to the RAF at 39 MU 30-11-44. First issued to 443 (Canadian) Squadron 18-1-45. To 412 (Canadian) Squadron 24-5-45. To 402 (Canadian) Squadron 28-6-45. To 102 FRS 26-4-51

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when engine cut, crashed in forced landing near Snaith, East Yorkshire. Struck off charge as Cat.5(c) 8-9-51.

Sources:

1. Broken Wings: Post War Royal Air Force Accidents (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1999 p.119)
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1983)
3. Last Takeoff: A Record of RAF Losses 1950-1953 by Colin Cummings p.175
4. https://allspitfirepilots.org/aircraft/SM512
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p101.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snaith


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Sep-2020 20:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2020 07:05 T.T.Taylor Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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