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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50141
Last updated: 6 February 2020
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Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:3 Sqn Royal Air Force (3 Sqn RAF)
Registration: JN818
C/n / msn: JF-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Newchurch, Kent
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 06:50 hrs for an operation against a V-2 missile site at Den Haag.
Over the target area, the aircraft was either shot down by Flak or crashed as a result of an exploding V-2 fuel dump.
The pilot, S/Ldr. K.A. Wigglesworth (DFC), rests in Den Haag.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Sep-2019 19:22 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]

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