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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50179
Last updated: 16 October 2020
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Date:05-SEP-1944
Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:310 Squadron Royal Air Force (310 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MH616
C/n / msn: NN-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Breukelen, province of Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On a Ranger operation to Amsterdam, the aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed.
The Czechoslovak pilot, P/O. R.V. Kanowski, was taken prisoner of war.

Ranger - usually a deep penetration flight to a specified area, to engage targets of opportunity

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3977&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.associations.rafinfo.org.uk/code_names.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Jul-2019 16:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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