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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48834
Last updated: 6 November 2020
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Date:12-APR-1945
Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:317 'Wilenski' Squadron Royal Air Force (317 'Wilenski' Sqn RAF)
Registration: ML421
C/n / msn: JH-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kistemaker farm at Abbekerk, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.77 Gilze-Rijen
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 10:10 hrs for an armed recce operation.
The aircraft was hit by Flak from Kolhorn and crashed. F/Sgt. J. Pretkowski did not survive and rests at the Breda Polish War Cemetery in Noord-Brabant.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5556&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Apr-2020 09:25 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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