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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49232
Last updated: 10 March 2020
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Date:28-JAN-1945
Time:15:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:322 (Dutch) Squadron Royal Air Force (322 (Dutch) Sqn RAF)
Registration: RK840
C/n / msn: 3W-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:300 m northeast of 'De Ruiterberg' estate, Doorn, province of Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.79 Woensdrecht
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 15:20 hrs for a low-level bombing operation to Doorn.
While attacking Huize de Ruiterberg on the estate, the aircraft was severely damaged by an exploding bomb from his predecessor and crashed.
The Dutch pilot, F/Sgt. C. Kooy, did not survive and rests at the Grebbeberg cemetery in Rhenen; grave 9 1.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5171&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/322_wwII.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Jan-2020 19:34 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 19:35 TigerTimon Updated [Location]

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