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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89166
Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Date:11-SEP-1941
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk 1
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: K9930
C/n / msn: 140
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire K9930 of 53 OTU, RAF was abandoned 11th September 1941 after controls jammed. The pilot was unable to get out of a turn due to aileron jamming and so he baled out. The aircraft came down near Cowbridge, Glamorgan. Pilot was Sgt. A.N. Cresswell, RAAF (Service Number 400697) who baled out safely.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)
2. http://www.ggat.org.uk/timeline/pdf/Military%20Aircraft%20Crash%20Sites%20in%20Southeast%20Wales.pdf
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?1176&p=6157#6157
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p001.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2011 21:29 angels one five Added
28-Dec-2011 07:18 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Jan-2012 01:08 angels one five Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
09-Jan-2012 06:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
23-Jan-2012 02:18 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
02-Nov-2012 01:32 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2015 09:40 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location]
06-May-2019 23:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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