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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160263
Last updated: 22 June 2020
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Date:29-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:602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Royal Air Force (602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PL155
C/n / msn: LO-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near headland of Selsey Bill -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.19 Lingevres
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Sqdn Ldr L Le Roux CO 602 Squadron set out on leave from B.19 Lingevres in Normandy to England; returned due to bad weather. Set off again in the evening; failed to arrive at his destination. Non-op loss. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial Panel 200.
Crew
Sqdn Ldr J Le Roux DFC** (Missing)

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 3.
https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Jacobus_Le_Roux


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Sep-2013 03:35 JINX Added
14-Nov-2013 07:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
05-Jul-2016 21:53 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 17:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport]

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