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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50072
Last updated: 27 December 2019
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Time:16:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire HF Mk IX
Owner/operator:312 Squadron Royal Air Force (312 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MK682
C/n / msn: DU-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oudeland - Molenweg road, Strijen, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:
The aircraft was hit by Flak from Willemsdorp (Dordrecht) and crashed. The Czechoslovak pilot, F/Sgt. A. Ocelka, was taken prisoner of war.

The Spitfire was flying fighter escort for the Market Garden operation

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
07-Sep-2019 11:24 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Dec-2019 12:07 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Operator]

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