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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50742
Last updated: 10 February 2020
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Date:17-SEP-1944
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Hawker Tempest Mk V
Owner/operator:80 Squadron Royal Air Force (80 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EJ519
C/n / msn: W2-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea or Schelde near Schouwen-Duiveland (Zeeland) -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 11:30 hrs for an offensive patrol.
The aircraft was hit by Flak while attacking Flak positions on Walcheren island, Zeeland.

The pilot, W/O P.L. Godfrey, is missing in action and is commemorated at the Runnymede Memorial.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4048&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Sep-2019 19:40 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Sep-2019 15:29 stehlík49 Updated [Operator]

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