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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49898
Last updated: 25 July 2020
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Time:15:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:441 (Silver Fox) Sqn RCAF
Registration: NH151
C/n / msn: 9G-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Groesbeekseweg road, Malden, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.70 Antwerp/Deurne, Belgium
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 14:35 hrs for a patrol in support of operation Market Garden.
Over Gelderland, the aircraft was hit by a Focke-Wulf Fw 190A fighter of Jagdgeschwader 26.
The RCAF pilot, Pilot Officer O. McMillan, attempted a forced landing and was killed when the aircraft hit a gully. He is buried at Mook War Cemetery; grave 2 A 6.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
18-Apr-2014 16:53 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2019 18:12 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2019 21:40 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
27-Oct-2019 17:22 tachel Updated [Operator, Other fatalities]

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