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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49701
Last updated: 19 August 2020
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Date:03-NOV-1944
Time:13:00 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: PV134
C/n / msn: GE-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1,5 km southeast of Willemstad, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.65 Maldeghem, Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 12:10 hrs for an armed recce operation in the Klundert area.
The aircraft was critically hit by Flak from Strijensas (Zuid-Holland) and crash-landed.

The pilot, F/Sgt. P.H. Decroix, was taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4631&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
http://www.luchtvaarterfgoed.be/content/herdenkingspaneel-fs-paul-h-decroix


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-May-2017 15:35 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2019 16:55 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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