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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48998
Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Date:19-MAR-1945
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk XVI
Owner/operator:403 Sqn RCAF
Registration: SM208
C/n / msn: KH-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Huis Landfort, Landfortseweg road, Megchelen, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.90 Kleine-Brogel, Belgium
Destination airport:Rheine - Osnabrück area
Narrative:
Takeoff at 13:30 hrs for an armed recce operation & failed to return.

SGLO_id: T5400
Date: 19/03/1945 14:15
Unit: 403 Sqdn
Crash Site: Gendringen (near Huize “Landfort”)
Pilot: F/O H C Byrd
Status: Complete - crew accounted for.
Source: Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945. 2008. [url]http://www.defensie.nl/media/verliesregister_1945_tcm46-154759.pdf[/url]

Sources:

http://rcaf403squadron.wordpress.com/2012/04/25/admiral-byrds-burial-place/
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5400&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
03-Mar-2013 00:02 fritzelblitz Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2020 12:24 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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