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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50137
Last updated: 3 November 2020
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Date:15-SEP-1944
Time:10:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:229 Squadron Royal Air Force (229 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MA225
C/n / msn: 9R-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 48 km west of IJmuiden, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 09:10 hrs for a Jim Crow operation in the Dutch coastal area.
The aircraft was hit by Flak from Den Helder and crashed.
The body of the pilot, F/Sgt. J. Manley, washed up near pole 32 on the 30th of September 1944.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4025&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]
04-Sep-2019 15:26 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Sep-2019 15:29 stehlík49 Updated [Operator]

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