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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49897
Last updated: 9 October 2020
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Time:16:00 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: NH322
C/n / msn: VZ-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 km northeast of Elsendorp, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Le Culot/Beauvechain (B.68), Belgium
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 15:20 hrs for a patrol in the Nijmegen area.
The aircraft was shot down by a Luftwaffe fighter and crashed.
The RAF pilot, F/O. H.W. McLeod, survived and evaded capture; he returned on the 27th of September.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
18-Sep-2019 18:23 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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