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Last updated: 28 June 2020
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Date:21-OCT-1940
Time:12:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:266 (Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force (266 (Rhodesia) Sqn RAF)
Registration: X4265
C/n / msn: 1063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire
Narrative:
The Spitfire was landed at Stradishall for refueling.
The aircraft crashed on taking off for its base at Wittering.
SOC 25/10/40.
Pilot:
P/O (42173) Wycliffe Stuart Williams RAF - killed.
R.I.P.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.
RAF Casualties-1940.
CWGC


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2011 17:06 angels one five Added
29-Dec-2011 12:50 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 23:06 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
06-Dec-2012 18:15 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2013 10:35 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
24-Feb-2014 22:49 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 12:58 Xindel X Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2019 01:40 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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