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Last updated: 9 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:65 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (65 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R6799
C/n / msn: 836
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF Hornchurch, Essex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch
Took off at night to investigate a possible enemy raider and lost control shortly after becoming airborne. Crashed and burned. Spitfire R6799 was Struck off Charge (SOC) on 10/8/40.
S/Ldr (33144) Henry Cecil (Sam) SAWYER (pilot) RAF - killed


Spitfire production list
ORB 65 Sqn RAF

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Revision history:

05-Jan-2011 19:33 angels one five Added
26-Dec-2011 13:35 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 21:42 angels one five Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]
24-Oct-2012 00:08 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2012 00:47 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
27-Jan-2013 17:07 angels one five Updated [Source]
27-May-2013 06:03 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2014 11:27 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 14:21 Newton Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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