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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51433
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:23-AUG-1943
Time:10:41
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:611 (West Lancashire) Squadron Royal Air Force (611 (West Lancashire) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8545
C/n / msn: FY-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 10 km west of Den Helder -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Flak. The Spitfire was on an anti-shipping operation.

Takeoff time: 08:55
Pilot: P/O. J.H. Gielstrup 151006 RAF Runnymede Memorial 124 Pilot was from Denmark

Sources:

https://www.verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2847&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.luftwaffe.no/Table2.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Nov-2016 18:04 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2018 07:28 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Aug-2018 19:33 Nepa Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 05:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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