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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51962
Last updated: 2 May 2020
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Date:04-MAY-1943
Time:19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:316 (Warszawski) Squadron Royal Air Force (316 (Warszawski) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AB525
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Zaamslag, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Northolt, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed because of engine trouble.
Operation: Ramrod short range bomber attacks to destroy ground targets, similar to Circus attacks
Target: Antwerp, industrial areas
Call Sign: SZ-
Takeoff time: 17:45
Crew:
F/O (P.1800) T.J. Legowski (pilot) PAF - POW

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2255&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 09:44 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2018 17:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 05:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
07-Feb-2020 10:28 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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