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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51595
Last updated: 29 June 2020
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Date:25-JUL-1943
Time:15:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk V
Owner/operator:504 (County of Nottingham) Squadron Royal Air Force (504 (County of Nottingham) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AA755
C/n / msn: TM-U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:main road at Broek in Waterland, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Patrington
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F/O. Jack Jagger taking part in Ramrod 154 when shot down at location above. A very experienced pilot who although survived this loss as a PoW was later killed in Meteor WK657 whilst serving with 92 Sqn on 14.8.1952.

The Spitfire was shot down by Hauptmann Schnell of the III./JG 54, flying a Bf 109 G-6 from Schiphol 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.

Sources:

https://www.verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2696&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/jagger-jack.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Nov-2015 07:51 pietrzak Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
07-Dec-2015 18:41 Lotos Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Jul-2018 20:33 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2018 05:46 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
27-Aug-2018 06:57 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 05:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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