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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49176
Last updated: 7 August 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:602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron Royal Air Force (602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn RAF)
Registration: SM257
C/n / msn: LO-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Rozenburg, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Matlaske, Norfolk
Destination airport:
The aircraft failed to return from an escort flight to Loosduinen, Den Haag (the Hague), Zuid-Holland.
It was hit by Flak near Hoek van Holland and crashed near Rozenburg in the direction of the Kerkdijk.
The RAAF pilot, W/O. J.P. Ryan, was injured and taken prisoner of war.

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17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Feb-2020 14:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
05-Feb-2020 14:08 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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