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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136952
Last updated: 1 July 2020
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Date:13-MAY-1940
Time:06:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:66 Squadron Royal Air Force (66 Sqn RAF)
Registration: N3027
C/n / msn: 316
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aalter (presumably), Oost-Vlaanderen -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Duxford Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was severely damaged in an encounter with Bf 109E aircraft of the 5./JG 26 and was emergency-landed. Flying Officer George A. Brown evaded capture.

The German probably responsible for the demise was Leutnant Eckardt Roch of the 5. Staffel, for his first victory claim.

Sources:

Tony Wood Claimlist
Spitfire Production List.
https://luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/spitfire-n3027-te-aalter
Google Maps
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=N3027


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2011 00:36 ThW Added
25-Dec-2011 15:20 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 17:42 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 19:53 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 19:54 TigerTimon Updated [Source]

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