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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234196
Last updated: 21 March 2020
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Date:28-MAR-1945
Time:12:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:403 Sqn RCAF
Registration: SM302
C/n / msn: KH-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Haltern am See, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.90 Kleine-Brogel, Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed, while engaged in an armed recce operation. F/O. Mc. Reeves did not survive and was initially buried at Margraten cemetery in the Netherlands. He now rests at Nederweert cemetery.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5450A&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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21-Mar-2020 13:35 TigerTimon Added

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