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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234544
Last updated: 30 March 2020
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Date:12-APR-1944
Time:00:50 claim
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:64 Squadron Royal Air Force (64 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BL581
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Coltishall airfield, Norfolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flight Sergeant G.R. Maunders abandoned the aircraft following an attack by intruder pilot Hauptmann Dietrich Puttfarken of the 5./KG 51, who was flying an Me 410 A-1/U2.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part two
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=BL581
Google Maps


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Revision history:

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