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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50073
Last updated: 17 March 2020
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Date:18-SEP-1944
Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:303 (Warsaw-Kosciusco) Squadron Royal Air Force (303 (Warsaw-Kosciusco) Sqn RAF)
Registration: MH320
C/n / msn: RF-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:an orchard near Krabbendijke, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by light Flak of the 4./leichte Flak-Abteilung 716 (v) near Roosendaal.

The Spitfire was flying fighter escort for a Market Garden operation to Arnhem, Gelderland.
The Polish pilot, F/Sgt. S. Dworski, is buried at Bergen op Zoom, Noord-Brabant.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4100&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Nov-2017 18:17 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
07-Sep-2019 10:33 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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