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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49025
Last updated: 31 May 2020
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Date:13-MAR-1945
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:340 (Ile-de-France) Squadron Royal Air Force (340 (Ile-de-France) Sqn RAF)
Registration: TB297
C/n / msn: GW-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Zieuwent, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.85 Schijndel (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While engaged in an escort flight, the aircraft was damaged by fighter pilot Unteroffizier Sepperl of the 14./JG 27 (based at Achmer airfield in Germany), who was flying a Bf 109.

A crash-landing followed and Capt. O. Massart was taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

1.https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?.aircraft=&sglo=T5378
2.http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Jagdgeschwader/Inhalt.htm
3.https://www.luftwaffe.cz/03-1945.pdf
4.Google Maps


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-Mar-2020 13:31 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2020 13:31 TigerTimon Updated [Source]
10-Mar-2020 14:36 DG333 Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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