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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49475
Last updated: 3 May 2020
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Time:10:30 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: PL217
C/n / msn: FN-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sluis 5 (sluice) at the Agelerweg road, Reutum, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.79 Woensdrecht
Destination airport:
Emergency-landing due to engine failure and/or battle damage sustained in aerial combat with III./JG 54 Fw 190 D-9 fighter aircraft. Sgt. V. Nicolaysen evaded capture.

The Spitfires of 331 Squadron were flying an armed recce operation to Rheine, Germany.

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
09-Sep-2013 06:56 JINX Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2015 08:23 Jixn Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
04-Jun-2015 16:25 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
12-Nov-2018 15:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
28-Oct-2019 22:26 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location]
30-Oct-2019 18:18 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Oct-2019 18:18 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
30-Oct-2019 18:45 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
02-Nov-2019 08:58 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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