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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161266
Last updated: 2 November 2020
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Date:02-OCT-1944
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:127 Squadron Royal Air Force (127 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PT772
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brecht, NE of Antwerp (Antwerpen) -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire Mk.IX PT772, 127 Squadron, RAF: Written off (destroyed) when Hit by flak attacking gun position & crash landed at Brecht, North East of Antwerp, Belgium. Pilot - Flight Lt Jack Whittington (Service Number 129509) - killed

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 2003 page 77)
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2256189/whittington,-jack/
3. http://www.belgians-remember-them.eu/crew-ant-0nl1.php
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p093.html
5. http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=281
6. http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?s=500&q=calais


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2013 09:36 JINX Added
25-Mar-2015 18:32 Fort Knox Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
16-May-2019 01:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
16-May-2019 09:42 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
28-Sep-2019 14:17 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location]

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