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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87282
Last updated: 29 November 2020
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Date:10-SEP-1940
Time:20:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Royal Air Force (602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L1040
C/n / msn: 255
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Felpham Golf Course, Bognor Regis, Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Westhampnett, Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failed on night patrol & bellylanded. Cat. E
Crew:
Sgt (740713) Douglas William ELCOME (pilot) RAFVR - lcome was rendered unconscious in the crash and hospitalised.

(Sgt Elcome went missing from a routine patrol on 26/10/40.)


Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1940.
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2011 18:33 angels one five Added
05-Jan-2011 18:35 angels one five Updated [Date]
28-Dec-2011 13:39 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 22:15 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-Nov-2012 21:10 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2012 13:16 angels one five Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2012 13:17 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
26-May-2013 18:10 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator]
21-Jun-2013 13:07 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
19-Jul-2013 20:39 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2013 21:24 Nepa Updated [Operator]
27-Mar-2015 08:29 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 16:28 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
18-Jan-2016 13:37 JINX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
18-Jan-2016 17:38 JIXN Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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