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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232309
Last updated: 22 January 2020
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Date:28-JAN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:403 (Wolf) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MA642
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Amiens -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley
Destination airport:Amiens
Narrative:
Shot down by Feldwebel Gerhard Vogt of II/JG-26. Canadian pilot J/18784 Pilot Officer Claude Weaver bailed out but his parachute got caught in tailplane. Survived crash but later died of injuries in French hospital.

Sources:

https://acesofww2.com/can/aces/weaver/
https://rcafassociation.ca/heritage/search-awards/?search=R83374&searchfield=servicenumber&type=all
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=18784


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2020 03:39 tachel Added
22-Jan-2020 03:41 tachel Updated [Narrative]

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