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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51591
Last updated: 30 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire V
Owner/operator:611 (West Lancashire) Squadron Royal Air Force (611 (West Lancashire) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AR610
C/n / msn: FY-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 15 km west of Wijk aan Zee, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall
Destination airport:
Shot down by Ofw. E-L. Zweigart of the 9./JG 54, flying a Bf 109G from Schiphol airfield. The pilot ditched the aircraft and was rescued by Air-Sea Rescue.

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/L. E.F.J. Charles DFC 36198 RAF Survived


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Jul-2018 20:40 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2018 07:12 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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