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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49076
Last updated: 24 February 2020
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Date:27-FEB-1945
Time:17:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk XIV
Owner/operator:2 Sqn Royal Air Force (2 Sqn RAF)
Registration: RM708
C/n / msn: OI-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Venlo, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.77 Gilze-Rijen
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Glycol leak and baled out near Venlo, while engaged in a tactical recce operation. Landed in no man's land. Picked up by control car and returned safely.

Pilot:- Flt Lt L H W Woodbridge.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5326&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=

RAF Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 3.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
13-Apr-2017 17:21 Red Dragon Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2020 11:18 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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