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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49280
Last updated: 7 February 2020
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Date:04-JAN-1945
Time:10:40 LT
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: TA838
C/n / msn: AH-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near De Overtoom, Rijssen, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.79 Woensdrecht
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 09:25 hrs for an armed recce operation.

The aircraft was hit by Flak and crash-landed.
Lt. K. Herfjord managed to stay out of German hands and was liberated on the 6th of April.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5076&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 18:05 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 10:54 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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