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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240007
Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Date:17-MAY-1942
Time:
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: BM260
C/n / msn: RY-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing - English Channel near Bologne -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire BM260, aircraft failed to return from an operational flight over Marguise, France, 17 May 1942. Pilot BORKOVEC shot down in Spitfire BM260 by fighter over France, aircraft crashed into English Channel near Bologne..
Crew:
Sgt Miroslav BORKOVEC (Cs.pilot) RAFVR : missing believed killed;

Sources:

AIR81/14321


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Revision history:

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14-Aug-2020 16:07 Nepa Added [Operator]

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