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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49741
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:10-OCT-1944
Time:15:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:341 (Alsace) Squadron Royal Air Force (341 (Alsace) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PT755
C/n / msn: NL-W
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langeweg 23, Aardenburg, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wevelgem (B.55), Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While engaged in a dive bombing operation to Oostburg, Zeeland the aircraft was hit by Flak.
The Free French pilot, Lt. J. Des Courtis, crash-landed the aircraft and was taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4518&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
06-Oct-2013 06:09 JINX Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2015 20:09 Juan P.Paco Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
05-Jun-2015 06:04 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
05-Oct-2019 13:48 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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