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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159158
Last updated: 27 September 2020
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Date:27-JAN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:AFDU Royal Air Force (AFDU RAF)
Registration: P7591
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr Sessay Railway Station, North Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire P7591 was being operated by the Air Fighting Development Unit, RAF when it crashed on 27/1/44.
The engine failed, and during the resulting forced landing the plane struck a pole and crashed.
Cat. E and Struck off Charge.

Sources:

Spitfire production list.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2013 07:40 angels one five Added
09-Jun-2015 07:10 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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