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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51486
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:15-AUG-1943
Time:11:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:453 Sqn RAAF
Registration: EE630
C/n / msn: FU-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 6 km north of Domburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ibsley
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Hauptmann R. Hermichen of the 3./JG 26, flying an Fw 190A from Woensdrecht airfield.
The Spitfire was on a Ramrod (bomber raid escorted by fighters aimed at destruction of a specific target in daylight) operation to Woensdrecht airfield.

Pilot: F/O. F.T. Thornley 411059 RAAF Vlissingen G 2 Washed up Westkapelle on 23 Aug 43

Sources:

https://www.verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2789&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
07-Aug-2018 21:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2018 06:58 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 05:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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