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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49473
Last updated: 9 October 2020
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Time:11:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:331 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (331 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PT909
C/n / msn: FN-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pötterweg road, Geesteren, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.79 Woensdrecht
Destination airport:
The aircraft collided with PL258, a Spitfire of the same squadron, during aerial combat with III./JG 54 Fw 190 D-9 fighter aircraft. The Spitfires were flying an armed recce operation to Rheine, Germany.

The pilot, 2e Lt. O. Tilset, bailed out and was taken prisoner of war.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Oct-2019 18:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Oct-2019 18:08 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 10:47 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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