ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49292
Last updated: 7 October 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV
Owner/operator:2 Sqn Royal Air Force (2 Sqn RAF)
Registration: RM803
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:B.77 Gilze-Rijen airfield -   Netherlands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.77 Gilze-Rijen (takeoff at 13:52 hrs)
Destination airport:Tactical Recce
Narrative:
On return to Gilze-Reijen at 3pm,bounced on landing, stalled crashed upside down and killed.
Pilot killed. He was one of four brothers, all of whom died in RAF war service.
Crew:
F/Lt (49602) Patrick James GARLAND (pilot) RAF - killed.

Patrick Garland is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.
R.I.P.



Sources:

Spitfire production list.
CWGC
Air Britain: RAF Aircraft PA100 - RZ999, published 1992
RAF Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 3.
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4899&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Nov-2009 23:26 NePa Updated
22-Nov-2011 03:52 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 10:58 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-May-2013 19:04 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
12-Dec-2014 21:56 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 08:06 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
25-Apr-2017 16:54 Red Dragon Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2019 09:05 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source]
13-Nov-2019 18:46 TigerTimon Updated [Location]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description