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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49225
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Date:02-FEB-1945
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:74 Squadron Royal Air Force (74 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PV291
C/n / msn: 4D-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the Poldermolen mill at Wadenoijen, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.70 Antwerp/Deurne, Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 09:35 hrs for an armed recce operation.
The 26-year-old RNzAF pilot, F/Lt. F. Hardman, did not survive and rests at Wadenoijen cemetery; grave 1 A 2.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5180&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2648335/hardman,-frank/
https://drimble.nl/cultuur/wadenoijen/368419.html

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-Jan-2020 12:47 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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