ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90254
Last updated: 5 October 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XII
Owner/operator:41 Sqn RAF
Registration: MB881
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea near Sark, Channel Islands -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Bolt Head, Devon
Destination airport:
Flg Off. Kenneth Basil Robinson, (Eire) - died.

Op. Roadstead No. 127, close escort to RP-firing Typhoons. Shipping strike on St Peter Port.
Hit by flak (radiator) and the pilot baled out into the sea, southeast of Sark.
Despite repeated efforts to save him by ASR aircraft the pilot did not survive.

Kenneth Robinson is buried in Monachorum Cemetery, Devon.


Related books:

Revision history:

17-Feb-2011 13:47 ThW Added
30-Dec-2011 04:04 angels one five Updated
01-Jan-2012 13:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
10-Sep-2013 08:11 angels one five Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Location, Country, Departure airport, Narrative]
21-Apr-2015 08:22 angels one five Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 21:15 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description