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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48906
Last updated: 25 March 2020
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Date:01-APR-1945
Time:15:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV
Owner/operator:2 Sqn Royal Air Force (2 Sqn RAF)
Registration: RM871
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Egelweg 38, Apeldoorn, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by light Flak while engaged in a recce flight.
22-year-old Flight Lieutenant C.J. Blundell-Hill did not survive and rests at Apeldoorn; grave 4 288.

R.I.P.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5474&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Commonwealth War Graves Commission


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2020 09:05 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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