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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 241183
Last updated: 30 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR.Mk XIX
Owner/operator:29 MU RAF
Registration: PS853
MSN: 6S/594677
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF High Ercall, Shropshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF High Ercall, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF High Ercall, Shropshire
On a flight out of RAF High Ercall (29 Maintenance Unit, storage depot), the aircraft was damaged in a Cat B flying accident on 17th January 1949. The aircraft was returned to Supermarine Ltd for repair and returned to service in February 1950.



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Revision history:

11-Sep-2020 17:44 Peter Clarke Added
17-Sep-2020 20:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Damage]
23-Sep-2020 09:42 Rata Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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