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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51590
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:25-JUL-1943
Time:15:09
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc
Owner/operator:165 Squadron Royal Air Force (165 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EE603
C/n / msn: SK-M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Borssele, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ibsley
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Hauptmann Karl Borris, Gruppenkommandeur of I./JG 26, flying an Fw 190A from Woensdrecht airfield.

Operation: Ramrod 154
18 B-26s are despatched from 323BG to attack the coke ovens at Ghent, Belgium. 13 of this force are effective on the target. The force was escorted by Spitfires of the RAF.

Pilot: S/Lt. A. Imbert Cdg 31114 FFAF France Buried Kapelle French Mil Cem France

Sources:

https://www.verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2694&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Jul-2018 20:18 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2018 06:57 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 05:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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