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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49692
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Time:08:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:331 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (331 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ML144
C/n / msn: FN-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vlodrop, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.60 Grimberghen, Belgium
Destination airport:
While engaged in dive bombing in the Roermond area, the aircraft was hit by German ground fire and crashed.

The Norwegian pilot, Sjt. Arne Helle Holter, did not survive.
He rests at the 'Paters Franciscanen' monastery in Vlodrop.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
18-Nov-2016 15:19 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:29 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
12-Nov-2018 15:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
18-Oct-2019 14:22 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport]
18-Oct-2019 14:22 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport]
18-Oct-2019 14:25 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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