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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50206
Last updated: 10 March 2020
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Date:30-AUG-1944
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV
Owner/operator:610 (County of Chester) Squadron Royal Air Force (610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: RB150
C/n / msn: DW-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea near Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Friston
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mission - Offensive Patrol.
The body of W/O J.J.D. Bonfield washed ashore in the Netherlands and was initially buried in the village of Haamstede on the island of Schouwen. He now rests in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery, grave 14 A 12.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3961&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
RAF Fighter Command Losses in the Second World War
610squadron.com/wwii_pilots


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Mar-2017 08:00 Anon. Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 17:10 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Jul-2019 09:53 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
23-Jul-2019 09:35 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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