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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49279
Last updated: 10 August 2020
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Date:04-JAN-1945
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:332 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (332 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: NH544
C/n / msn: AH-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tilburg, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.79 Woensdrecht
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Armed Recce.

The aircraft was hit by German ground fire and crashed.
Sgt. O.P.F. Christophersen was buried at Tilburg but now rests at Oslo/Ullern in Norway.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5075&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Dec-2019 18:07 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 11:00 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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