Incident Supermarine Spitfire Mk I K9835,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22023
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Date:Tuesday 2 January 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:41 Sqn RAF
Registration: K9835
MSN: 48
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire
Spitfire K9835 suffered engine trouble during a training flight known as 'Exercise A', and made an emergency landing at RAF Thornaby. 41 Squadron were using Thornaby as a forward operating base in their operational patrols of the North Sea.
The airframe was undamaged but the engine required replacement. This was accomplished by a team sent from Catterick and the Spitfire was flown back to base a few days later. Pilot - Pilot Officer (34045) William Ernest "Billy" Legard RAF, safe. (KIA over Dunkirk, 1/6/40.)

K9835 was eventually SOC on 22/8/44.



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
10 February 1941 K9835 57 OTU RAF 0 Llandrillo, Denbighshire, Wales sub

Revision history:

03-Aug-2008 11:36 Anon. Added
04-Jan-2011 21:37 angels one five Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2011 03:38 angels one five Updated [Nature, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 05:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
12-Jan-2012 00:17 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
22-Jan-2012 14:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport]
29-Oct-2012 02:25 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 01:52 angels one five Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
26-Jan-2013 16:36 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
14-Aug-2013 03:53 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
17-Aug-2013 06:42 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
20-Aug-2013 23:24 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
26-Sep-2013 03:54 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
27-Sep-2013 05:14 angels one five Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 20:20 Gun Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
27-Apr-2019 03:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2019 03:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
06-Feb-2021 07:32 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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