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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49641
Last updated: 9 October 2020
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Time:09:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:349 (Belgian) Squadron Royal Air Force (349 (Belgian) Sqn RAF)
Registration: NH241
C/n / msn: GE-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Liendert, Amersfoort, province of Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.65 Maldeghem, Belgium
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 09:15 hrs for an armed recce operation.
While attacking a railroad near Amersfoort, the aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed.

The Belgian pilot, F/O. M.M.L.M. Gendebien, did not survive and is buried at Amersfoort; grave 13 12.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
28-Mar-2015 07:49 yarbi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
19-Oct-2019 12:09 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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