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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141877
Last updated: 6 October 2020
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Date:15-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:317 (Wilenski) Squadron Royal Air Force (317 (Wilenski) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BL805
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Bolt Head -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bolt Head
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Returning after an escort sortie the pilot was unable to locate his airfield in the foggy weather, and short of fuel attempted a forced landing. He crashed and was killed.
The aircraft was declared Cat. E and written off.
Crew:
S/Ldr Jozef Brzezinski (pilot) PAF - killed in a flying accident.





Sources:

Spitfire production list
RAF Casualties-1942


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2012 13:34 angels one five Added
15-Jan-2012 13:37 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Jan-2012 01:49 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Jan-2012 05:06 Nepa Updated [Operator]
23-Jan-2012 11:43 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2012 13:47 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2012 15:52 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
01-Jun-2013 07:49 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
13-Sep-2013 08:16 angels one five Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source]
21-Feb-2014 20:51 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
25-May-2015 00:36 Angel dot comma Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]

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