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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49705
Last updated: 15 October 2020
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Time:13:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:332 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (332 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PL167
C/n / msn: AH-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the Oostvliet waterway at Standdaarbuiten, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.60 Grimberghen (B)
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 13:45 hrs for a fighter sweep in the Klundert area, Noord-Brabant.
While attacking Flak positions, the aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed. The Norwegian pilot, Fnr. Eik Sunde, did not survive and was initially buried in the Netherlands but his mortal remains were reinterred at the Oslo/Vestre Gravlund in 1946. The grave is located at

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-Sep-2013 03:48 JINX Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2015 20:26 James JUMP Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Nov-2016 15:19 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2019 16:38 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 10:52 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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