ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 106148
Last updated: 26 July 2014
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Type:Hawker Typhoon Mk Ib
Owner/operator:247 Sqn, RAF
Registration: R8688
C/n / msn: ZY-X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Ewijk -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:B.86 Helmond
Destination airport:

Shot down in error by a USAAF P-47 Thunderbolt.
Pilot killed.

Flt-Sgt Dudley Crofton Horn (21) RAFVR is buried in Bergharen Protestant Churchyard.


RAF Casualties-1945

Revision history:

09-Sep-2011 21:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
24-Aug-2013 18:59 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2013 19:15 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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