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Last updated: 16 July 2020
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Date:21-DEC-1943
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk V
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: K9871
C/n / msn: 89
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Ouston, Northumberland, near Newcastle upon Tyne -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Ouston, Northumberland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk V K9871 (C/no. 89): Converted from Mk I to Mk V 3/6/41 when Merlin 45 engine installed. Crashed on take off from RAF Ouston. Cat. E damage. SOC 1/1/44. Recat. 6/1/44 and taken back on charge. To 39MU 1/5/44 for repairs. SOC 15/10/45.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1976 p 80
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html
3. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showpost.php?p=268793&postcount=4


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2011 01:41 angels one five Added
10-Jan-2011 01:43 angels one five Updated [Date]
28-Dec-2011 07:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
28-Nov-2012 21:43 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]
12-Sep-2013 23:24 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
09-Jun-2015 08:49 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
13-Aug-2019 21:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
18-Dec-2019 19:21 angels one five Updated [Location, Damage, Narrative]
21-Dec-2019 01:18 angels one five Updated [Source]

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