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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50163
Last updated: 10 February 2020
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Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:3 Sqn Royal Air Force (3 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EJ540
C/n / msn: JF-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, southwest of Den Haag, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Newchurch, Kent
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 13:55 hrs for an armed recce operation.
The pilot, F/Sgt. C.W. Orwin, abandoned the aircraft near Den Haag and was taken prisoner of war.


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Aug-2019 18:52 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Sep-2019 08:44 stehlík49 Updated [Operator]

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