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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49569
Last updated: 21 June 2020
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Date:05-DEC-1944
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk IX
Owner/operator:541 Squadron Royal Air Force (541 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PL882
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Roermond, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flown by Flying Officer William Stanwell Griffiths (170418) RAFVR on photo reconnaissance mission over Germany. Please contact his grandson on t.m.c.brown.93@cantab.net for more information.
Engine failed and crashed near Roermond.
Crew:
F/O (170.418) William Stanwell GRIFFITHS (pilot) RAFVR

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4773&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
Spitfire production list
Google Maps


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
24-Mar-2013 13:27 Tim Brown Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Narrative]
18-Sep-2013 08:21 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
04-May-2014 16:19 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Narrative]
05-Apr-2015 10:51 Emil Robot Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2019 19:31 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
23-Oct-2019 17:13 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]

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