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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50715
Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Time:14:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:331 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (331 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: PV153
C/n / msn: FN-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Venlo, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.60 Grimberghen, Belgium
Destination airport:
While engaged in dive bombing, hit by Flak and crashed.

The Norwegian pilot, Capt. K.M. Kopperub, was taken prisoner of war.
PoW Info?

Sources: - warning: now a porn website
RAF Fighter Command Losses of World War 2. Volume 3.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
18-Nov-2016 10:46 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2017 17:15 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:28 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
12-Nov-2018 15:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
09-Oct-2019 17:51 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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