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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48988
Last updated: 30 September 2020
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Date:21-MAR-1945
Time:08:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:341 (French) Squadron 'G.C. III/2 'Alsace' Royal Air Force (341 (French) Sqn 'G.C. III/2 'Alsace' RAF)
Registration: TB388
C/n / msn: NL-L
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:between the Vrijenbergweg - Beekbergerweg roads, Loenen, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.85 Schijndel
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Armed Recce

The aircraft was hit by Flak & crashed. The Free French pilot, S/Lt. R. Etlin (Cdg MdlR), did not survive and was initially buried at Loenen. He now rests at Paris in France.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5414&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
16-Mar-2020 10:06 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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