Accident North American Mustang Mk I AM256, 02 Jun 1943
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52445
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American Mustang Mk I
Owner/operator:430 (City of Sudbury) Sqn RCAF
Registration: AM256
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Epinay -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Odiham, Hampshire
Destination airport:
F/O Clarke was engaged in "Rhubarb" operations in a Mustang aircraft (AM256) over the Cabouty - Tisieux area of France and crashed, due to enemy action, at Epinay. Some reports indicate that the Mustang was shot down during air-to-air combat with an Me 109 from JG2
F/O (J/12318) -Robert William CLARKE (Pilot) RCAF Killed



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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Sep-2011 12:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2011 12:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date]
26-Sep-2011 12:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 23:35 Nepa Updated [Operator]
17-Jan-2018 10:26 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
22-Jan-2021 20:53 Vicktor Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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