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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224644
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Time:03:22 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:222 (Natal) Squadron Royal Air Force (222 (Natal) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P7699
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Coltishall, Norwich, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
On this night, two Spitfires of No. 222 Squadron RAF intercepted an enemy intruder over RAF Coltishall. This was a Junkers Ju 88 C-2 flown by night fighter pilot Oberfeldwebel Hans Hahn of the 3./NJG 2 based at Gilze-Rijen airfield, the Netherlands. In the dog fight that followed, Pilot Officer P.B. Kee misjudged his attack, overshot the Junkers and “Zanzibar III” was shot down in flames by the Luftwaffe pilot.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one

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Revision history:

02-May-2019 17:31 TigerTimon Added
03-May-2019 09:48 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
03-May-2019 14:12 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]

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