Accident Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe MK356, Saturday 25 May 2024
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Date:Saturday 25 May 2024
Time:c. 13:16 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe
Owner/operator:Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAF BBMF)
Registration: MK356
MSN: CBAF.IX.1561
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:field off Langrick Road, Coningsby, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Coningsby-RAF Station (QCY/EGXC)
Destination airport:Coningsby-RAF Station (QCY/EGXC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Supermarine Spitfire LF.IXe experienced an engine failure and crashed in a field off Langrick Road, Coningsby, Lincolnshire, shortly after takeoff from RAF Coningsby (QCY/EGXC).
The pilot perished and the aircraft flipped over and was destroyed.

METARs:
At 12:50 LT: METAR EGXC 251250Z 04005KT 9999 -RA FEW019 BKN030 13/09 Q1018 NOSIG RMK BLU BLU
At 13:20 LT: METAR EGXC 251220Z 05008KT 9999 -RA FEW019 SCT035 BKN050 14/09 Q1018 NOSIG RMK BLU BLU
At 13:50 LT: METAR EGXC 251150Z 06006KT 9999 FEW019 SCT035 BKN061 15/10 Q1018 NOSIG RMK BLU BLU

Sources:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-69056052
https://nz.news.yahoo.com/aircraft-crashes-field-coningsby-police-141651710.html
https://www.thesun.ie/news/13039718/raf-pilot-dies-spitfire-crash-battle-britain-coningsby/
https://ukaviation.news/bbmf-spitfire-crashes-in-near-raf-coningsby/

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/824641_1694355912.jpg (photo)

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

11 May 2022 MK356 BBMF 0 RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England non

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Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-May-2024 14:17 Captain Adam Added
25-May-2024 15:35 vasilf Updated [Location, Source]
25-May-2024 15:39 vasilf Updated [Location]
25-May-2024 16:11 Anon. Updated [Phase, Nature]
25-May-2024 16:24 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Damage]
25-May-2024 16:25 ASN Updated [Cn, Source]
25-May-2024 16:27 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source]
25-May-2024 16:36 stuetzh Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage]
25-May-2024 16:38 ASN Updated [Registration, Cn, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-May-2024 16:52 vasilf Updated [Operator, Source]
25-May-2024 17:01 vasilf Updated [Departure airport]
25-May-2024 17:38 Dave_Saxham Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2024 17:48 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]
25-May-2024 17:48 ASN Updated [Cn]
25-May-2024 18:35 vasilf Updated [Source]
25-May-2024 19:09 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
25-May-2024 19:28 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
25-May-2024 19:47 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
25-May-2024 21:36 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
25-May-2024 22:29 RobertMB Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
26-May-2024 04:42 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
26-May-2024 05:57 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code, Narrative]
27-May-2024 08:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
27-May-2024 12:14 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Photo]

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