ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240002
Last updated: 14 August 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:313 Squadron Royal Air Force (313 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BM357
C/n / msn: RY-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Colchester, Essex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:
Spitfire BM357 (313 Sqn), enemy action over Ostend, Belgium, 24 April 1942.
Sgt Prokop Brazda, who was seriously wounded by FW-190s on 24th April 1942, and escorted back to the UK by P/O Jicha. Brazda managed to make it back to the English coast, but his Spitfire BM357 RY-D spun into the ground near Colchester and he was killed.
F/Sgt (787673) Prokop BRAZDA (Cs.pilot) RAFVR : killed



Related books:

Revision history:

14-Aug-2020 15:15 Nepa Added [Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description