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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51497
Last updated: 14 July 2020
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Date:06-AUG-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk VB
Owner/operator:611 (West Lancashire) Squadron Royal Air Force (611 (West Lancashire) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AR336
C/n / msn: FY-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 7,5 km west of Den Helder, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was on a Shipping Recce mission to the Coast of Holland. It was shot down by Flak. The pilot baled out.

Pilot: F/O. K.G. Branson 416538 RAAF Survived POW

Sources:

https://www.verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2784&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Dec-2013 08:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Aug-2018 21:26 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2018 07:12 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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