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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201475
Last updated: 13 January 2020
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Date:18-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:401 (City of Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: ?
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cerqueux, SSE of Lisieux -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by accurate German flak. Wing torn off, plane crashed killing pilot.
Flown by J/12542 F/L Charles Ernest Fairfield RCAF.

Sources:

401 SQN archives
National archives of Canada
Veterans Affairs Canada


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Nov-2017 19:33 tachel Added
13-Jan-2020 20:18 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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