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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51097
Last updated: 30 April 2020
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Date:20-DEC-1943
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:401 (City of Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: EN629
C/n / msn: YO-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Biggin Hill, Bromley, London
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by return fire from a Ju 88 near Lille, France.

Operation: Ramrod - bomber raid escorted by fighters aimed at destruction of a specific target in daylight
Pilot: F/O. R.J. Buckles J/18081 RCAF Survived POW

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3239&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
06-Nov-2017 18:17 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Dec-2018 10:02 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2018 10:03 TigerTimon Updated [Damage]
18-Dec-2018 08:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Damage, Operator]
07-Feb-2020 14:04 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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