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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50714
Last updated: 11 September 2020
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Date:18-OCT-1944
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:1 FPP ATA
Registration: RK812
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sint Hubert, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:England
Destination airport:Belgium
Narrative:
The pilot of this Spitfire RK812 was my father S/O Roy Edward Coleman Air Transport Auxiliary 1Ferry Pool. He was low on fuel and put down in a field, as the plane was coming to a stop the wheels hit a rut and the plane flipped on to its back. My father had a bad cut to his head but survived the crash and returned to England.
My name is Robert Edward Coleman of Victoria B.C. Canada

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4547&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
05-May-2014 07:37 islandskipper Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-May-2014 04:04 Anon. Updated [Country]
09-Oct-2019 17:55 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Source]
28-Oct-2019 09:52 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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