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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49124
Last updated: 14 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk XVI
Owner/operator:453 Sqn RAAF
Registration: SM244
C/n / msn: FU-K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Reeuwijk, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Matlaske, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 13:45 hrs for an armed recce operation.
The aircraft failed to return due to engine trouble. P/O. W.C. Gadd performed a forced landing and evaded capture.

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17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Feb-2020 20:22 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Feb-2020 20:22 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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