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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203102
Last updated: 27 June 2021
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Date:02-APR-1945
Time:
Type:Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:439 (Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MN581
MSN: 5V-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nordhorn -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.78 Eindhoven NL
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by flak. Pilot captured - POW.
Pilot was J/23864 Flying Officer D G Cleghorn RCAF

Sources:

Paradie RCAF database
439 SQN archives
Back to Normandy
https://backtonormandy.org/my-page/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/hawker-typhoon/110610-4152432.html


Revision history:

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18-Dec-2017 20:47 tachel Added

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