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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51592
Last updated: 29 March 2020
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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: AR609
C/n / msn: SK-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westerschelde 10 km southeast of Vlissingen, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Ibsley
Destination airport:
Shot down by Oblt. A. Beese of the 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: F/Sgt. J.H. Curry 1335808 RAF Runnymede Memorial 136 Washed ashore Terneuzen


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Jul-2018 19:44 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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