Aircraft Photo of PK599 | Supermarine 356 Spitfire F22 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:PK599
Other Marks:Q3-K
Aircraft Original Type:Supermarine Spitfire
Aircraft Generic Type:Supermarine Spitfire / Seafire
Aircraft Version:Supermarine 356 Spitfire F22
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
Location
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:11 May 1950
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 9462
Photo Comment

PK599 flown by 613 (City of Manchester) Squadron pilot Bill Barlow had to overshoot the runway. On opening the Griffon's throttle to go round again, the severe torque pulled the aircraft over. It was damaged beyond repair but the Royal Auxiliary Air Force pilot luckily survived unscathed.

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