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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230242
Last updated: 13 January 2020
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Date:25-APR-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk IX
Owner/operator:441 (Silver Fox) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MK519
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Laon -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Funtington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
After combat with Fw190s, crash landed near Laon, France. 18 victory Canadian Ace Squadron Leader George Urquhart Hill DFC & 2 bars was taken prisoner after initially evading capture.

Sources:

https://acesofww2.com/can/aces/hill.htm
https://www.worldnavalships.com/directory/airframeprofile.php?FrameID=13950


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Oct-2019 17:23 tachel Added
13-Jan-2020 20:26 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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