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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50139
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Time:13:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:441 (Silver Fox) Sqn RCAF
Registration: NH405
C/n / msn: 9G-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:mouth of the Schelde near Vlissingen, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Douai/Dechy (B.52), France
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 13:10 hrs for an armed recce operation to Vlissingen.
The aircraft was hit by Flak.
The RCAF pilot, F/Lt. R.G. Sim, safely abandoned her near Vlissingen and evaded capture.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Sep-2019 19:31 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Sep-2019 06:35 stehlík49 Updated [Operator]
27-Oct-2019 17:23 tachel Updated [Operator, Other fatalities]

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