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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49895
Last updated: 24 July 2020
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Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:132 (City of Bombay) Squadron Royal Air Force (132 (City of Bombay) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PL316
C/n / msn: FF-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Reeth, Elst, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.70 Antwerp/Deurne
Destination airport:
While engaged in a patrol in the Arnhem area, the aircraft crashed due to aerial combat with Messerschmitt Bf 109G fighter aircraft.
The pilot, W/O J.J. Hyde, did not survive and is buried at the Jonkerbos cemetery; grave 17 A 7.

Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Sep-2013 21:02 JINX Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2015 18:25 Scout Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
04-Jun-2015 16:43 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
18-Sep-2019 17:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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