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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49650
Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Date:18-NOV-1944
Time:16:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk IX
Owner/operator:16 Sqn RAF
Registration: PL845
C/n / msn: UG-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Paalweg 137b, Venlo, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.58 Melsbroek, Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft failed to return from a photo recce mission to Venlo.

The pilot, F/O. W.C. Heath (DFC), did not survive and is buried at Hout-Blerick cemetery; grave 4.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4676&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
18-Sep-2013 08:03 JINX Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2015 07:47 King Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
19-Oct-2019 11:55 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2019 11:55 TigerTimon Updated [Phase]

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