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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48938
Last updated: 19 October 2020
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Date:30-MAR-1945
Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:412 (Falcon) Sqn RCAF
Registration: PT357
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hesterweg road, Varsselder, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.88 Heesch
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by Flak & abandoned, while engaged in a recce flight.

F/Lt. W.R. James was taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5457A&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
26-Sep-2013 20:59 JINX Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Narrative]
01-Apr-2015 07:58 QQ3 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
04-Jun-2015 16:10 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
23-Mar-2020 10:22 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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