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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 95053
Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Date:11-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:53 Operational Training Unit Royal Air Force (53 OTU RAF)
Registration: K9976
C/n / msn: 190
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ty-draw (Newydd) Farm, New Barn, near Pickeston, Flemingstone, Glamorg -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Llandow, Glamorgan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spun into the ground after engine failure. 18th September 1941. Ty-draw (Newydd) Farm, New Barn, near Pickeston, Flemingstone, Glamorgan. SOC 18-9-41 as Cat.E.

Crew: Sgt (R/67226) R.E. McMurray (pilot) RCAF aged 22 - killed.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)
2. Glamorganshire Police reports for 1939-41. (Glam PRO; DCON/279/7)
3. http://www.ggat.org.uk/timeline/pdf/Military%20Aircraft%20Crash%20Sites%20in%20Southeast%20Wales.pdf
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2717392/mcmurray,-richard-edward/
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?1176-Spitfire-K9976-53-OTU-11-9-1941
6. National Archives (PRO Kew) Fil AIR 81/8988: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16924830


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2011 04:09 angels one five Added
28-Dec-2011 07:20 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
09-Jan-2012 01:09 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
09-Jan-2012 06:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
23-Jan-2012 02:19 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Jan-2012 02:20 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
23-Nov-2012 18:15 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2015 23:51 angels one five Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Jul-2015 20:28 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Narrative]
10-May-2019 21:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2019 11:01 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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