Incident Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9945,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22022
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Date:Monday 8 January 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:616 (South Yorkshire) Sqn RAF
Registration: K9945
MSN: 158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Leconfield, near Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Leconfield, East Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Leconfield
Hit a fence on approach and tipped up. Pilot OK.

This would have been a training flight as 616 Sqn was not declared operational and the first war patrol flown until the 11th of January.

Repaired at AST and returned to service.
SOC 30/6/43.


Spitfire production list

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
24 October 1940 K9945 7 OTU RAF 0 RAF Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales sub
1 June 1943 K9945 58 OTU RAF 0 Near RAF Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, Scotland w/o
Gear-up landing

Revision history:

03-Aug-2008 11:36 Anon. Added
04-Jan-2011 21:46 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 06:12 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 02:24 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature]
10-Jan-2012 10:41 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
12-Jan-2012 00:20 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature]
13-Jan-2012 01:57 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
02-Nov-2012 02:13 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Jun-2013 18:28 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-Sep-2013 04:15 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2013 04:46 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
21-Oct-2013 23:38 angels one five Updated [Operator]
19-Feb-2014 21:40 JINX Updated [Operator]
23-Feb-2014 18:04 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Feb-2014 23:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
02-Jun-2015 10:21 Boile A. Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
24-Jan-2016 09:22 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 07:58 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-Feb-2021 04:18 angels one five Updated [Nature]

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