Incident Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia K9897, 04 Jul 1939
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88990
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia
Owner/operator:54 Squadron Royal Air Force (54 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K9897
MSN: 110
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hornchurch, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1 K9897 (c/n 110 - the 110th production Spitfire)
13/03/39: First Flown at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire
15/03/39: Delivered to 54 Squadron, RAF Hornchurch, Essex. Later coded 'DL-H'.
04/07/39: Written off when undershot on landing and struck an army hut at RAF Hornchurch, Essex. Pilot: Sgt (590709) T. Davis RAF - survived OK.
15/08/39: Struck Off Charge and reduced to produce (scrapped)


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 80)

Revision history:

13-Jan-2011 01:42 angels one five Added
18-Nov-2011 13:24 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 04:27 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
10-Jan-2012 15:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport]
15-Jan-2012 02:05 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
22-Jan-2012 19:19 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 19:20 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
06-May-2012 10:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2012 00:21 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
04-Nov-2012 16:53 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2013 15:02 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Mar-2015 18:27 King T. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
19-Apr-2015 22:29 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
09-Jun-2015 08:15 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
18-Dec-2016 02:25 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
29-Mar-2018 21:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jul-2022 23:46 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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