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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 118851
Last updated: 9 October 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1946
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:443 Sqn RCAF
Registration: TB915
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 mile northwest of BrunsbŁttelkoog -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Uetersen
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with USAAF P-47 44-33258.
The diving P-47 chopped one wing off the Spitfire and set it aflame.
Flt Lt N.H. Rassenti RCAF baled out and survived with some minor injuries.

USAAF Overseas Accident Reports for January 1946 incorrectly identifies this aircraft as a Spitfire Mark XXI and the pilot's name as "Passenti".

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
Spitfire production list.
http://www.mcmanus.ca/02CofC/443history_files/history1.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Aug-2011 12:21 Uli Elch Updated [Location]
11-Sep-2011 04:33 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
27-Dec-2011 03:06 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
03-Jan-2012 03:30 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
22-Jan-2012 15:02 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
11-Nov-2012 17:56 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
10-Jan-2013 13:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
13-Jan-2013 20:51 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator]
13-Jan-2013 21:00 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2013 22:17 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
11-May-2013 08:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
01-Jun-2013 09:06 Nepa Updated [Operator]
04-Jun-2013 08:48 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Narrative]
15-Jun-2014 15:28 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]
07-Jul-2014 06:17 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Nature]
27-Mar-2015 18:56 TB Updated [Operator]
11-Jan-2018 20:25 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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