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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50128
Last updated: 2 December 2020
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Time:14:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:317 (Wilenski) Squadron Royal Air Force (317 (Wilenski) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ML128
C/n / msn: JH-W
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Leuven, Vuren, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Lille-Vendeville (B.51), France
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 14:05 hrs for an armed recce operation.
The aircraft was probably hit by Flak and crashed.
The Polish pilot, W/O R. Lewczynski, initially survived but his further whereabouts are unknown.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
04-Sep-2019 17:18 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Sep-2019 15:29 stehlík49 Updated [Operator]

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