ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50711
Last updated: 21 August 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:20-OCT-1944
Time:10:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:341 (Alsace) Squadron Royal Air Force (341 (Alsace) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PT996
C/n / msn: NL-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beukendreef road, Oisterwijk, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.55 Courtrai/Wevelghem (B)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While engaged in an armed recce operation, hit by Flak and crashed.
The Free French pilot, Sous Lt. P. Galley, evaded capture.

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1944%20sec_tcm5-7285.pdf
https://www.verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4559&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-May-2019 13:19 Cobar Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-May-2019 09:47 stehlik49 Updated [Cn, Operator]
10-Oct-2019 07:17 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 12:30 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description