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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50652
Last updated: 13 July 2020
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Date:17-JAN-1945
Time:15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:127 Squadron Royal Air Force (127 Sqn RAF)
Registration: RK896
C/n / msn: 9N-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the Kruisweg road at Sommelsdijk, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.79 Woensdrecht
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff for an armed recce operation to Maassluis.
The aircraft was hit by Flak near Maassluis and crashed.

Pilot - F/Lt. C.R. Birbeck

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5128&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
14-Jan-2020 10:24 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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