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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48905
Last updated: 17 September 2020
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Date:01-APR-1945
Time:12:00 LT
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: RR249
C/n / msn: 3W-Y
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Arkmansweg road, Ambt Delden, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.85 Schijndel
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 11:40 hrs for an armed recce operation.
The aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed. The Dutch pilot, F/O. A.A. Homburg, did not survive and rests at Duinhof cemetery at IJmuiden in Noord-Holland.
He was rewarded the Bronzen Leeuw (high Royal Dutch award) twice, at 14 January 1943 and posthumously at 31 March 1952.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5480&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ab_Homburg


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2020 09:01 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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