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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160253
Last updated: 24 October 2020
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Date:14-AUG-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:341 (Alsace) Squadron Royal Air Force (341 (Alsace) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PK996
C/n / msn: NL-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lisieux -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, West Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off from RAF Tangmere to patrol Lisieux. Hit by flak whilst attacking MT. Escaped by jumping from a train near Verdun and later joined up with the Maquis.
Crew
Sub Lt A Gaudon (PoW/Escaped)

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 3.
http://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=5831


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2013 22:43 JINX Added
25-Mar-2015 18:18 Charlie Harper Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
05-Jun-2015 05:58 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
02-Jul-2016 14:04 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 17:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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