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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90258
Last updated: 16 October 2020
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Date:23-JUN-1944
Time:09:00 approx
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: MB830
C/n / msn: 4307
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Teston Lane Bridge, West Farleigh -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF West Malling, Kent
Destination airport:RAF West Malling
Narrative:
Written off just to the north of West Farleigh in a forced landing due to fuel depletion. Excessive rate of fuel consumption owing to chasing V-1 flying bombs, one of which was shot down.
F/O M. Balasse was slightly injured.


Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160312235442/http://brew.clients.ch/fcwdentries.htm
Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2011 13:58 ThW Added
01-Jan-2012 13:57 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
06-Mar-2013 14:26 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2013 14:43 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
07-Mar-2013 00:24 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 17:30 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
10-Sep-2013 09:17 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
21-Apr-2015 08:51 angels one five Updated [Time]
06-Jun-2015 21:17 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport]
24-May-2018 07:15 angels one five Updated [Time]
16-Oct-2020 09:05 TigerTimon Updated [Time]

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