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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90078
Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Date:19-OCT-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: R6922
C/n / msn: 881
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tuesnoad Farm, Smarden, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Biggin Hill, Kent
Destination airport:RAF Biggin Hill
Narrative:
Fell out of formation during a squadron patrol and spiraled into the ground.
Probable oxygen failure.
Pilot:
Sgt (745436) Leslie Charles Allton RAFVR - killed.
R.I.P.



Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1940
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2011 15:01 angels one five Added
13-Feb-2011 15:07 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
29-Dec-2011 12:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
16-Jan-2012 14:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 22:57 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
27-Mar-2015 05:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 20:37 Tu104 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2019 01:35 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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