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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48900
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Date:01-APR-1945
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:322 (Dutch) Squadron Royal Air Force (322 (Dutch) Sqn RAF)
Registration: TB907
C/n / msn: 3W-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Warnsveld, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.85 Schijndel
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 11:50 hrs for an armed recce operation.
The aircraft was hit by Flak and crash-landed. W/O. J.C. van Roosendaal was captured by the Germans, but escaped while in prison in Havelte. He returned to the squadron on the 17th of April.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5481&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd' page 401
RAF Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War Vol 3.
322 Squadron.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
17-Apr-2017 11:36 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 16:15 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Mar-2020 10:07 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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