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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49854
Last updated: 10 June 2020
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Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:1 Sqn Royal Air Force (1 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MJ481
C/n / msn: JX-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schelde estuary, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Detling, Kent
Destination airport:
The aircraft failed to return from a sweep operation in the Arnhem area, probably due to bad weather.
The pilot, W/O E.R. Andrews, is missing in action and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial; panel 213.


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Sep-2019 19:10 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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