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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48574
Last updated: 16 March 2020
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Date:06-NOV-1941
Time:15:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB
Owner/operator:452 Sqn RAAF
Registration: AD430
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel off Cap Gris Nez. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Redhill, Surrey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flown by Sgt Bernard Malcolm GEISSMANN Ser.# 404334 RAAF KIA
Shot Down by: Johann SCHMID of 8./JG26.
Note; SCHMID, crashed into English Channel at same time KIA

Sources:

https://www.awm.gov.au//roh/person.asp?p=148-32252 (Geissmann)
http://www.luftwaffe.cz/schmid.html (Entry 45)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2008 21:21 RossGmann Added
05-Dec-2008 10:02 RossGmann Updated
20-Sep-2011 19:22 angels one five Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2011 07:00 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source]

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