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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50726
Last updated: 24 May 2020
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Time:12:40 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: NH526
C/n / msn: 9N-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Woensdrecht airfield -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.60 Grimberghen, Belgium
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 12:15 hrs for an armed recce operation to Bergen op Zoom, Noord-Brabant.
The aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed.
The pilot, F/O. G.W. Davies, did not survive and is buried at Bergen op Zoom RCAF cemetery; grave 6 A 1.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Nov-2017 18:16 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Oct-2019 16:46 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Oct-2019 16:47 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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