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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50182
Last updated: 29 August 2020
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Date:05-SEP-1944
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:611 (West Lancashire) Squadron Royal Air Force (611 (West Lancashire) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BR982
C/n / msn: FY-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Reeuwijk, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bradwell Bay, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Op. Sweep, Rotterdam in the afternoon. hit by ground fire during strafing run near Utrecht and crash-landed.
Crew
F/Lt (125.584) John Bateman STORY (pilot) RAFVR - PoW

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3979&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 3.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
09-Jul-2016 19:45 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 17:14 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Jul-2019 16:58 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Location, Source]

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