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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49792
Last updated: 15 October 2020
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Date:05-OCT-1944
Time:17:30 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: PT730
C/n / msn: GE-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ouderkerk aan den IJssel, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Merville (B.53), France
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While engaged in an armed recce operation, the aircraft was hit by Flak.
The pilot, F/O. A. van der Heyden, crash-landed her, evaded capture and returned to service.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4459&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 06:04 JINX Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2015 20:04 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
02-Oct-2019 18:51 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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