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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160419
Last updated: 3 August 2020
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Date:23-JUL-1944
Time:AM
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:453 Sqn RAAF
Registration: PL313
C/n / msn: D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Lisieux -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
PL313 - Believed shot down by Bf.109's. Pilot Alan William Dowding AUS/425139 RAAF baled out whilst at 800 ft - slightly injured (reported as a broken hip) captured almost immediately by German artillery soldiers to become a PoW.

Sources:

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/homepage.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2013 20:56 JINX Added
03-Mar-2015 02:15 Giggatson Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
02-Jan-2017 06:33 pietrzak Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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