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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196625
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:02-JUL-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:RAF
Registration: B8596??
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Spitfire was shot down and Pilot Officer Lapkowski was killed. His body was washed ashore and taken to the Lombardsidje Communal Cemetery, Belgium, for burial.

Sources:

https://www.benfleethistory.org.uk/page_id__277_path__0p51p55p48p.aspx


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jul-2017 11:19 gerard57 Added
06-Oct-2019 17:00 ALAN MACKAY Updated [Registration]

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