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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49810
Last updated: 17 August 2020
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Time:13:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:401 (City of Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MJ726
C/n / msn: YO-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oosterheide heath along the Rechtestraat, Odiliapeel, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.68 Le Culot/Beauvechain (B)
Destination airport:
While engaged in a patrol in the Nijmegen (Gelderland) area, the aircraft was damaged by a Focke-Wulf of the 8./JG 26, flown by Leutnant Wilhelm Hofmann.
The pilot, W/O M.T. Thomas, bailed out over Noord-Brabant and survived.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
28-Sep-2019 12:51 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Oct-2019 07:15 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 14:06 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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