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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90230
Last updated: 11 June 2020
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Date:05-SEP-1940
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: X4021
C/n / msn: 949
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Stifford Clays Farm, Orsett -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
P/O R.W. Wallens .
Evaded rear attack by Me109's and attacked two Me109's near Margate, sending one into the sea. Hit by cannon fire from Me109 from behind. Crash landed in field near Stifford Clays Farm, Orsett. Wounded in leg and taken by car belonging to local to Orsett Hospital.

X4021 was sent to No.1 Civilian Repair Unit for repair and was assigned to No. 266 Sqdn on 24/11/40.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20050316104131/http://brew.clients.ch:80/CombatRpt41.htm
Spitfire production list.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2011 12:27 ThW Added
09-Sep-2011 02:43 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 13:22 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2012 19:10 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
24-Oct-2013 06:50 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator]
24-Oct-2013 06:52 angels one five Updated [Departure airport]
06-Jun-2015 20:28 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport]

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