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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49188
Last updated: 22 November 2020
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Date:08-FEB-1945
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:485 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (485 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: MK529
C/n / msn: OU-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Blekenweg 10-12, Haren, province of Groningen -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.77 Gilze-Rijen
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 09:25 for an armed recce operation.
While engaged in an attack on the Onnen railway yard, the aircraft hit a water tower and crashed.

F/O. D.G.L.Taylor (RNZAF) did not survive and rests at Haren cemetery; grave 1 G 6.
R.I.P.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5219&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
04-Feb-2020 09:30 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Nov-2020 07:56 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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