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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88952
Last updated: 28 August 2019
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Date:16-JAN-1940
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:152 (Hyderabad) Squadron Royal Air Force (152 (Hyderabad) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9885
C/n / msn: 102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:8 miles E of Nottingham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Acklington, Northumberland
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk.1 K9885 of 152 Squadron, RAF: First Flown 8.3.39. To 54 Squadron 13.3.39. To 152 Squadron 16.1.40
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 16.1.40 (same day! Possibly on delivery flight?). Engine failed in flight. Hit a hedge in a forced landing made in bad visibility, and came down eight miles east of Nottingham. Pilot - Pilot Officer W. Beaumont RAFVR (Service Number 76308) believed uninjured. SOC 1.5.40

Sources:

1. http://www.worldnavalships.com/directory/airframeprofile.php?FrameID=101
2. http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p001.htm
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?19818&p=115955#115955#
4. http://disc.yourwebapps.com/discussion.cgi?disc=105008;article=21240;
5. http://www.152hyderabad.co.uk/html/operations_record_book.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2011 03:59 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 06:18 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 02:37 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature]
10-Jan-2012 11:03 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
12-Jan-2012 00:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
13-Jan-2012 02:03 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 20:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 02:41 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
08-Nov-2012 15:37 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
09-Nov-2012 00:38 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Nov-2012 13:51 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Nov-2012 04:10 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
27-Mar-2013 13:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Sep-2013 06:25 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
21-Oct-2013 23:48 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
22-Oct-2013 07:15 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
25-Oct-2013 20:13 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
17-Dec-2013 17:33 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Feb-2014 23:35 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
01-Jun-2015 15:26 Zeeland Updated [Operator, Location, Nature]
06-Jan-2016 15:09 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
07-Jan-2016 20:47 Dandy Updated [Operator]
24-Jan-2016 06:11 JINX Updated [Operator]
15-Feb-2018 08:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-May-2019 20:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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