Accident Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI PL882,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49569
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Date:Tuesday 5 December 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI
Owner/operator:541 Sqn RAF
Registration: PL882
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Roermond, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Spitfire PL882 T/o for photo reconnaissance mission over Germany.
Engine failed and crashed near Roermond.5.12.1944
F/O (170418) William Stanwell GRIFFITHS RAFVR - killed.


1.Please contact his grandson on for more information.
3.Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
4.Spitfire production list
5.Google Maps


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
24-Mar-2013 13:27 Tim Brown Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Narrative]
18-Sep-2013 08:21 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
04-May-2014 16:19 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Narrative]
05-Apr-2015 10:51 Emil Robot Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2019 19:31 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
23-Oct-2019 17:13 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
03-May-2021 09:07 Adelaida Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]
18-Jun-2022 10:56 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
18-Oct-2022 06:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
17-Jul-2023 05:38 Anon. Updated [[Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]]

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