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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49062
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:02-MAR-1945
Time:10:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: RN123
C/n / msn: EB-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hemer, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.80 Volkel, the Netherlands
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 09:05 hrs for a patrol.
Probably, the aircraft was shot down by a Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter.

F/O. C.H. Mottershead did not survive and was initially laid to rest at Margraten cemetery in Limburg, the Netherlands. He now rests at Maastricht.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5336&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
27-Dec-2011 03:40 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Feb-2020 20:39 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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