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Last updated: 17 August 2020
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Date:27-JUN-1944
Time:dusk
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XII
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EN224
C/n / msn: 3740
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Westhampnett, Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Westhampnett, Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Damaged on 27/6/44 when it was struck while parked by EN221 in a landing accident; Cat. C damage. To AST for repair 6/7/44, then to Westland Aircraft for mods 15/12/44, to 33MU 16/12/44, to No.595 Sqn on 14/5/45, to 29MU 29/7/45 and to the College of Aeronautics, Cranfield in July 1947. Currently the only surviving Mark XII. Under restoration by Peter Arnold who found the remains at Cranfield
Carried squadron code EB-L when with No.41 Sqn.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20050316110146/http://brew.clients.ch:80/EN221-238.htm#The


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2011 12:38 ThW Added
10-Nov-2011 19:33 angels one five Updated [Cn, Phase, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 14:00 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
26-Aug-2014 12:14 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
26-Aug-2014 12:15 angels one five Updated [Time]
06-Jun-2015 20:41 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]

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