Accident Hawker Typhoon Mk IB PD462, 24 Dec 1944
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49502
 
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Date:24-DEC-1944
Time:12:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic typh model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:440 (City of Ottawa) Sqn RCAF
Registration: PD462
MSN: I8-K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maarheeze, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.78 Eindhoven
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Armed recce, part of 2 plane escort.
Aircraft shot down by fighter pilot and Staffelführer of the 13. Staffel/JG 3, Hauptmann Wolfgang Kosse. The Luftwaffe pilot flew Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-9 'weisse 6' from Gütersloh airfield, Germany.

The Typhoon pilot perished, an American serving in the RCAF, J/25085 F/O William Thomas Dunkeld of Pontiac Michigan. He is buried at Jonkerbos cemetery in Gelderland; grave 8 D 3.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4838&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
Google Maps
Prien: JG 3 Lists f. 362
Prien, IV./JG3 s. 347
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=25085
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=pd462


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
14-Apr-2013 13:59 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-May-2013 16:48 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
01-Jun-2013 08:52 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-Aug-2013 22:09 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2014 16:57 Emil Robot Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Oct-2019 15:36 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Jan-2021 03:32 tachel Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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