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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 798
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk 9
Registration: PH-NFO
C/n / msn: CBAF....
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Texel -   Netherlands
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Texel, Netherlands
MK475 Spitfire LF Mk.IX. Delivered to RAF at 39MU 2-3-44. To 56 Squadron coded 'US-R' 9-5-44. Cat C Accident whilst on operations 3-6-44. Repaired on site 6-44. Returned to service, to 402 Squadron 24-8-44. To 64 Squadron 11-9-44. To General Aircraft Ltd 12-12-44 for modifications. To Scottish Aviation at Preswick 2-3-45.

Sold to Royal Netherland Air Force 15-4-48 as 'H-28, later '3W-14'. Civil registered as PH-NFO 22-9-54. Crashed 4-6-57 at Texel, Netherlands. Pilot, B. de Geus okay. Scrapped as deemed damaged beyond economic repair. As a result of this accident, all Dutch civil registered Spitfires had their certificates of airworthiness withdrawn, and were grounded.Engine failure on take-off and crashed.


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Revision history:

21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
05-May-2012 12:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Apr-2019 09:48 Cobar Updated [Phase, Embed code, Narrative]

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