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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139403
Last updated: 15 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:457 Sqn RAAF
Registration: BM180
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hardifort, Nord-Pas-de-Calais -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Redhill
Destination airport:
Missing presumed shot down by Bf109s near Calais. Possible claim by Oblt. Josef Haiböck of 1./JG 26 who reported a victory at 13.40 “2km north of Cassel” at 16.000 feet.
Sgt (Aus400942 Sgt William James SMITH (pilot) RAAF - killed

Sources: -in-wwii AND LOCAL NEWSPAPER
ORB 457 Sqn RAAF

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Revision history:

22-Oct-2011 02:14 JLB Added
28-Oct-2011 05:58 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Damage]
01-Jan-2012 09:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 02:28 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Jan-2012 05:14 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
26-Dec-2017 14:43 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2017 18:54 XindelX Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 07:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 07:52 Nepa Updated [Source]

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