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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240397
Last updated: 23 August 2020
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Date:03-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk IX
Owner/operator:421 Sqn. Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: MK232
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nijvel (Nivelles) -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Evere
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after the pilot became disoriented and the plane ran out of fuel. The pilot, F/O William Warfield, died in the crash.
The wreckage of the plane was excavated in the year 2020.

Sources:

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=57476
https://www.rtbf.be/info/regions/detail_nivelles-un-spitfire-de-la-2e-guerre-mondiale-exhume-par-un-chasseur-d-epaves?id=10567165


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Revision history:

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