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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203397
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:04-DEC-1942
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: BS317
C/n / msn: YO-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel off the coast of France -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by enemy fighter over the English channel just off the French coast. Crashed in water, the pilot, R/99760 F/Sgt Bruce Herbvert Nickel, was killed.

Sources:

401 Sqn archives
http://aircrewremembered.com/batters-harold-mark.html
https://backtonormandy.org/my-page/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/spitfire/109853-4153147.html
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/1077716


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