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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47703
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:14-JAN-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire FL.Mk IXC
Owner/operator:Gilbert Delcon, Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: SM-19
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kortenbos -   Belgium
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Gilbert Delcon had been trained in Texas (USA) in 1951 and was on his first solo flight when he crashed.

Sources:

Family records. Gilbert Van Hoeydonck's "Spitfire", an e-book published in 2016, tells the story of Gilbert Delcon's life.


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
02-Sep-2015 19:17 purplezengoat Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Nature, Source, Narrative]
27-Jul-2017 05:32 Gilbert Van Hoeydonc Updated [Source, Embed code]
21-Feb-2020 22:24 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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