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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88989
Last updated: 10 June 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:152 (Hyderabad) Squadron Royal Air Force (152 (Hyderabad) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9896
C/n / msn: 169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF West Hartlepool
Destination airport:RAF Catterick
When landing at Catterick at dusk after a flight from West Hartlepool the Spitfire struck a dispersal pen with its undercarriage and crashed.
The pilot suffered severe spinal injuries from which he died the following day.
P/O (41653) Bewsher Eric Bell RAF - killed.


Spitfire production list
OBR 152 Sqdn RAF

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Revision history:

13-Jan-2011 01:36 angels one five Added
25-Dec-2011 15:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 05:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
22-Jan-2012 21:06 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
01-Nov-2012 05:32 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2012 00:29 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Nov-2012 04:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
01-Apr-2014 08:49 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
05-Apr-2015 22:18 angels one five Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 15:36 Zeeland Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Oct-2019 17:22 angels one five Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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