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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50731
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:302 (Poznanski) Squadron Royal Air Force (302 (Poznanski) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ML358
C/n / msn: WX-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Rijsbergen, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.61 Sint-Denijs-Westrem (B)
Destination airport:
No. 302 "City of Poznań" Polish Fighter Squadron -- Hit by Flak while engaged in an armed recce operation; belly-landed.

The Polish pilot, F/Lt E Z Ebenrytter, was taken prisoner of war but on the 21st of October, escaped from a prisoner of war train; awarded MC.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
27-Nov-2016 10:30 wittyhawk Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2017 18:16 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
07-Oct-2019 19:57 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 09:41 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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