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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50249
Last updated: 9 March 2020
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Time:16:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:312 Squadron Royal Air Force (312 Sqn RAF)
Registration: ML240
C/n / msn: DU-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 km east of Leende, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Operation - Ranger (usually a deep penetration flight to a specified area, to engage targets of opportunity) to Arendonk (Antwerpen province, Belgium).

The aircraft crashed; the čs.pilot, Sgt. Gustav PŘÍSTUPA (RAFVR) was injured and taken prisoner of war.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
19-Jul-2019 18:04 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2019 09:13 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
24-Jul-2019 17:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Narrative, Operator]

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