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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49014
Last updated: 13 March 2020
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Date:17-MAR-1945
Time:14:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron Royal Air Force (603 (City of Edinburgh) Sqn RAF)
Registration: SM473
C/n / msn: XT-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boonsweg, Heinenoord, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ludham
Destination airport:
Narrative:
R.A.A.F. Pilot W/O Jack Dawson Green an Australian, attached to R.A.F. No 603 Squadron (City of Edinburgh), was killed after being shot down by German gun fire whilst approaching a truck at the Boonsweg near the Barendrecht Bridge.(bombing railway near Utrecht)
He is buried in the town of Barendrecht and is remembered with a memorial stone placed at the Barendrecht War Memorial. He is also remembered with the naming of the lane after him, and a memorial stone where he came down with his Spitfire in the town of Binnenmaas (The Netherlands)

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5388&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
22-Feb-2009 21:04 Patricia Morgan Updated
09-Sep-2009 06:03 anton de man Updated
10-Sep-2009 11:59 anton de man Updated
26-Jul-2010 03:26 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
07-Nov-2010 06:57 Anton de Man Updated [[Narrative]]
27-Dec-2011 03:36 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
16-Jun-2012 11:37 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
08-Nov-2012 19:34 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
02-Jun-2013 17:30 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
13-Mar-2020 12:59 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code]

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