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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89902
Last updated: 25 April 2020
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Date:30-MAY-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire HF Mk IX
Owner/operator:58 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (58 OTU RAF)
Registration: NH437
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:A41 Edge Green, North of Malpas, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire NH437 Flown by Sgt. Polowancywk carried out low level mock ground attack on R.A.F. lorry from No.5 MT Sqdn, Liverpool travelling along A41 to R.A.F., Tilstock. Struck lorry and crashed in fields alongside A41 at Edge Green, North of Malpas. Two R.A.F. ground staff travelling in lorry were killed. Pilot escaped badly injured.

Sources:

Wings Across the Border Volume 3 page 117
Spitfire production list


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2011 03:07 Deedave Added
06-Feb-2011 09:07 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
02-Mar-2011 07:13 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
27-Dec-2011 03:11 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
15-Sep-2013 23:08 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
05-Apr-2015 09:56 Jixn Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
09-Apr-2015 01:53 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
09-Jun-2015 05:43 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]

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