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Date:14-JAN-1944
Time:11:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:308 (City of Kraków) Squadron Royal Air Force (308 (City of Kraków) Sqn RAF)
Registration: MH927
C/n / msn: ZF-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:municipality Coyecques, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Deanland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by Hauptmann Klaus Mietusch of the Stab III./JG 26 (flying a Bf 109 G-6 from Dinant airfield, Belgium) and by Flak.
The pilot, Flight Lieutenant J.P. Piotrowski (PAF), was killed.

The Spitfire was flying Ramrod 453, bomber escort to V-1 and V-2 related targets.

Sources:

Research by Nick Hector, FB group '🌎World War II Aces & Their Weapons...'
http://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=3924
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=MH927


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2019 11:51 TigerTimon Added
12-Jan-2019 11:56 TigerTimon Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Jan-2019 11:58 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]
13-Jan-2019 13:18 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
17-Jul-2019 09:50 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]

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