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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90259
Last updated: 3 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: EN221
C/n / msn: 3493
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Westhamptnett, Sussex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Westhampnett, Sussex
Destination airport:Westhampnett
Narrative:
Collided with Spitfire Mk XII EN224 (EB-L), parked on the airfield, when the pilot, Flt-Sgt Colin Robertson RAAF, overshot the runway on his first dusk landing.
Colin Robertson was injured and EN221 (EB-Z) was damaged.
Both Spitfires were repaired.
Robertson's flying logbook was endorsed ' carelessness '.

Sources:

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


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2011 14:01 ThW Added
01-Jan-2012 14:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
26-Aug-2014 12:11 angels one five Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Aug-2014 20:32 angels one five Updated [Location, Damage]
26-Aug-2014 21:36 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:40 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location]

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