ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 106148
Last updated: 1 September 2014
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Date:14-JAN-1945
Time:
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:Bergharen, Hoekgraaf (5km south of Ewijk), The Netherlands -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.86 Helmond
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down in error by a USAAF P-47 Thunderbolt on surveillance mission
Pilot killed.

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

Sources:
RAF Casualties-1945



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]
18-Aug-2014 11:20 37.188.66.203 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
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