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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229745
Last updated: 24 February 2020
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Date:12-OCT-1944
Time:15:38 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk IX
Owner/operator:416 (City of Oshawa) Sqn RCAF
Registration: ML138
C/n / msn: DN-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:B.82 Grave airfield -   Netherlands
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.82 Grave (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
In the autumn of 1944, the Advanced Landing Ground of B.82 Grave was subjected to several attacks by Me 262 A-2a 'Sturmvogel' jet aircraft of the I./Kampfgeschwader 51.

On eight days in total, the airfield was targeted, on which the Messerschmitts dropped anti-personnel bombs. Thirteen deaths were the result, with more than eighty wounded. On the 12th of October, a Spitfire was damaged beyond repair by a bomb.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4516A&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Oct-2019 15:05 TigerTimon Added
24-Feb-2020 16:08 Xindel XL Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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