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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49820
Last updated: 3 June 2020
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Date:01-OCT-1944
Time:11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:412 Sqn RCAF
Registration: ML351
C/n / msn: VZ-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:along the Osseweg road, Heesch, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Le Culot/Beauvechain (B.68), Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft failed to return from a meteo recce flight over the Netherlands.

The pilot, P/O. D.E. Reiber, did not survive and was initially buried at Reek, but now rests at the Groesbeek RCAF cemetery; grave 6 H 10.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4445&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Nov-2017 18:17 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Sep-2019 11:41 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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