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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47704
Last updated: 29 August 2021
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Date:13-JAN-1951
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire FL9C
Owner/operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: SM-18
MSN: CBAF.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brustem, Sint-Truiden (Limburg) -   Belgium
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brustem, Sint-Truiden (Limburg), Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
ML423 Spitfire LF.IXc Delivered to the RAF at 6 MU Brize Norton 27-4-44. To 1 Squadron CAC ops 9-6-44 . Damaged and ros (repaired on site) at Westland Aircraft Yeovil 14-8-45. To 29 MU RAF Hugh Ercall, Shropshire 22-12-45. Struck off charge and sold to Belgische Luchtmacht 9-7-48 as SM-18

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 13-1-51 when crashed at Brustem, Sint-Truiden (Limburg), Belgium

Sources:

1. https://www.belgian-wings.be/supermarine-spitfire-lf-ixc-e/sm-18
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p073.html
3. Supermarine Spitfire LF.IX SM-18 in a line-up at Brustem airbase in 1952: https://www.belgian-wings.be/supermarine-spitfire-lf-ixc-e/sm-18


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
06-May-2021 19:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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