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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50678
Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:28-OCT-1944
Time:13:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI
Owner/operator:400 (City of Toronto) Sqn RCAF
Registration: PL925
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Baak, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.78 Eindhoven airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Had taken off for a photo recce operation to Münster, Germany.
Crashed under unknown circumstances. Either shot down or a technical failure of the plane.
The pilot died in the crash.
Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) William Wallace Kennedy, J/9434,
Royal Canadian Air Force, 400 Sqdn.
He is buried at the Roman Catholic Cemetery in Baak.
R.I.P.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4584&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
http://nl.tracesofwar.com/artikel/20839/Oorlogsgraf-van-het-Gemenebest-Baak.htm
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
19-Sep-2013 02:44 JINX Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2015 20:16 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
21-Apr-2015 16:11 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2019 08:30 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2019 08:30 TigerTimon Updated [Phase]
07-Feb-2020 13:53 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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