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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48839
Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV
Owner/operator:402 Sqn RCAF
Registration: RM904
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Deelen airfield, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The aircraft failed to return from an offensive patrol. 22-year-old Pilot Officer George Frederick Peterson did not survive and rests at the Oosterbeek war cemetery; grave 27 C 10. The grave inscription reads:


In April 1945, large parts of Gelderland province were liberated by the Allies.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Apr-2020 07:42 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Apr-2020 07:42 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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