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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50130
Last updated: 23 April 2020
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Time:13:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:414 (City of Sarnia) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MJ912
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vinkel, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Brussels-Evere (B.56), Belgium
Destination airport:
Operation - armed recce.
Crashed after being hit by Flak.
The pilot as well as a person on the ground died in the crash.
The deceased pilot, John William Hugh McEachern is buried at the cemetery in Heesch, the Netherlands.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
22-Nov-2014 20:09 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2014 14:35 Digger Updated [Operator]
04-Sep-2019 17:07 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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