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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49083
Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Date:25-FEB-1945
Time:11:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk IX
Owner/operator:303 (Warsaw-Kosciusco) Squadron Royal Air Force (303 (Warsaw-Kosciusco) Sqn RAF)
Registration: EN367
C/n / msn: RF-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Het Zijpe estuary, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation / Armed Recce - Den Haag, Zuid-Holland
The aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed into Het Zijpe estuary between the islands of Schouwen-Duiveland and Sint Philipsland.
F/Lt. S. Szpakowicz is missing in action and is commemorated at the Northolt Memorial.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5316&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
21-Feb-2020 14:45 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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