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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49720
Last updated: 23 November 2020
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Time:15:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk IX
Owner/operator:303 (Warsaw-Kosciusco) Squadron Royal Air Force (303 (Warsaw-Kosciusco) Sqn RAF)
Registration: MH910
C/n / msn: RF-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:along the Veldweg road, Westzaan, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 14:00 hrs for an armed recce operation over the Netherlands.
The aircraft was hit by an Fw 190 fighter and crashed.

The Polish pilot, Sgt. J. Wierchowicz, did not survive and rests at the Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery; grave L19 A 2.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Nov-2017 18:16 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Oct-2019 17:00 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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