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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48789
Last updated: 3 November 2020
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Date:01-MAY-1945
Time:08:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:411 (Grizzly Bear) Sqn RCAF
Registration: TA839
C/n / msn: DB-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:- -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
TA839 Spitfire LF Mk.IX. Delivered to RAF at 45MU 2-10-44. Issued to 411 Squadron 9-12-44. The aircraft failed to return from an armed recce operation to Lübeck in Schleswig-Holstein.

F/O (J/92575) D. B. YOUNG (pilot) RCAF - killed / Nederweert cemetery in Limburg, the Netherlands

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5603&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=

http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p105.htm
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-Nov-2009 09:32 NePa Updated
05-May-2012 13:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2013 14:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
01-Jun-2013 08:21 Nepa Updated [Operator]
09-Apr-2020 20:00 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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