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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51594
Last updated: 28 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:122 (Bombay) Squadron Royal Air Force (122 (Bombay) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AB972
C/n / msn: MT-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1 km northwest of Oostkapelle, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Kingsnorth
Destination airport:
Shot down by Fw. P. Ahrens 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/O. J.K. Dudley 80617 RAF Survived POW, brought to Bethesda hospital Vlissingen


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Jul-2018 20:23 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Jul-2018 20:24 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
27-Aug-2018 06:57 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 05:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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