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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51960
Last updated: 29 January 2020
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Date:04-MAY-1943
Time:19:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:611 (West Lancashire) Squadron Royal Air Force (611 (West Lancashire) Sqn RAF)
Registration: EN567
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 10 km southwest of Haamstede, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Biggin Hill
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Fw 190A's of the II./JG 1, flying from Woensdrecht airfield.

Operation: Ramrod short range bomber attacks to destroy ground targets, similar to Circus attacks
Target: Antwerp, industrial are
Takeoff time: 17:45
Pilot: F/O. V.S. Neill 127166 RAF Runnymede Memorial 127

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2256&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
https://db.wingstovictory.nl/pdf/247-story.PDF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-May-2018 09:51 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-May-2018 09:51 TigerTimon Updated [Source]
26-Aug-2018 17:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 05:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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