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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48997
Last updated: 14 April 2020
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Date:19-MAR-1945
Time:18:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:421 (Red Indian) Sqn RCAF
Registration: SM474
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Weert, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire LF.XVI.SM474: Delivered to 9 MU RAF Cosford 5-12-44. Issued to 421 Squadron 18-1-45. Written off when engine cut and crashed near Weert, Netherlands 19-3-45. To 410 RSU for repairs, but deemed "damaged beyond economical repair", recat E and Struck Off Charge 10-4-45

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p101.html
2. https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5402&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
3. http://spitfireforums.com/index.php?topic=270.0


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Nov-2019 21:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2019 17:04 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative, Operator]
14-Mar-2020 12:46 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source]

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