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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50011
Last updated: 11 October 2020
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Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI
Owner/operator:16 Squadron Royal Air Force (16 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PA893
C/n / msn: -L
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dorpsstraat 158/160, Neerbosch-Oost, Nijmegen, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Amiens-Glissy (B.48), France
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 07:20 hrs for a photo recce operation to Arnhem, Gelderland.
The aircraft was shot down by a fighter. The pilot, F/O. J.R. Brodby, did not survive and is buried at Jonkerbos cemetery, Nijmegen.

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17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Sep-2019 07:17 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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