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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169773
Last updated: 5 November 2020
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Date:06-JUL-1945
Time:16:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire FR Mk XIV
Owner/operator:414 (City of Sarnia) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MV269
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hengelo -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Warmwell, Dorset
Destination airport:Luneburg airfield, Germany
Narrative:
414 Squadron move to Luneburg, Germany from Warmwell, 6/7/45.
Spitfire MV269 crashed in bad weather during a squadron positioning flight to Luneburg.
The Spitfire was destroyed and the pilot lost his life.
Crew:
F/O (J/43323) William John HANNA (pilot) RCAF - killed

Sources:

1. RAF Casualties
2. Spitfire production list
3. CWGC


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Sep-2014 00:49 angels one five Added
27-Dec-2014 16:28 Deckwitz Updated [Time, Location, Country, Narrative]
19-Jan-2015 05:51 angels one five Updated [Time, Location]
05-Apr-2015 09:51 Giggs Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 16:06 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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