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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88988
Last updated: 20 September 2020
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Date:20-JUL-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:57 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (57 OTU RAF)
Registration: K9895
C/n / msn: 108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brookside Farm, Rossett -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Hawarden, Flintshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Damaged on landing at RAF Sealand ( landing gear unlocked ) 12.5.1941, piloted by Sgt Young RCAF.
Aircraft subsequently in collision with Spitfire K9821 and crashed Brookside Farm Rossett, 20.7.1941.
Crew:
Sgt (R/66089) Russell Joseph KEMPLING (pilot) RCAF - Killed.

Spitfire K9821 flown by Flt Sgt Ian Ronald Aird Beaton RCAF ( killed).

Both pilots are buried in Hawarden ( St Deiniol )Cemetery.

Sources:

Spitfire production list
Wings Across the Border
CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2011 01:28 angels one five Added
09-May-2011 15:08 davedee Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Aug-2011 04:00 angels one five Updated [Date, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 08:08 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Dec-2012 01:32 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
15-Aug-2014 09:24 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Jun-2015 13:59 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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