ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49462
Last updated: 22 September 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:31-DEC-1944
Time:12:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk XIV
Owner/operator:430 (City of Sudbury) Sqn RCAF
Registration: RM818
C/n / msn: -C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:north of Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.78 Eindhoven airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Tactical Recce.

The pilot, F/Lt. J.N. McLeod, abandoned the aircraft 8 km south of Eindhoven.
He did not survive and rests at Groesbeek RCAF cemetery in Gelderland; grave 15 B 11.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4875&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
28-Mar-2015 08:20 Jixn Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
30-Oct-2019 19:26 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2020 18:24 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description