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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49043
Last updated: 3 March 2020
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Date:09-MAR-1945
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:303 (Warsaw-Kosciusco) Squadron Royal Air Force (303 (Warsaw-Kosciusco) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BS281
C/n / msn: RF-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 km south of Den Haag, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While engaged in an operation against V-2 launch sites at Den Haag, the aircraft was hit by Flak and abandoned.

W/Cdr. J.P. Falkowski (DFC) was taken prisoner of war but later escaped.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5361&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-2020 10:50 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2020 10:50 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type]

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