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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74225
Last updated: 30 August 2020
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Date:18-JUN-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:485 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (485 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7758
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Leconfield, Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield, Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Leconfield
Narrative:
Control was lost during a slow roll over Leconfield and the Spitfire crashed on the airfield and caught fire.
The pilot lost his life.
Crew:
Sgt (NZ401257) Kevin Desmond COX (pilot) RNZAF - killed

Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1941
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-May-2010 21:59 angels one five Added
08-May-2010 22:02 angels one five Updated [Source]
30-Dec-2011 06:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2012 23:49 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source]
13-Jan-2012 02:08 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source]
23-Jan-2012 01:39 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
18-Mar-2013 07:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 15:23 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
06-Sep-2013 22:24 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 15:30 Shuntt Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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