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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49037
Last updated: 3 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:451 Sqn RAAF
Registration: SM465
C/n / msn: NI-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Swannington, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 10:00 hrs for an armed recce operation to the Alphen aan den Rijn area.
The aircraft suffered engine trouble and was abandoned by its pilot. W/O. L.A.E. Blake evaded capture.
SOC 15/3/45.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Feb-2011 03:26 angels one five Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Narrative]
27-Dec-2011 03:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
18-Jan-2012 02:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
03-Mar-2020 10:56 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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