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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51979
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:332 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (332 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BS540
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:'Frederikspolder' Kortgene, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, UK
Destination airport:
Shot down by Leutnant R. Kirchmayer of the Stab II./JG 1, flying an Fw 190A from Woensdrecht airfield.

Operation: Ramrod short range bomber attacks to destroy ground targets, similar to Circus attacks
Target: Vlissingen
Call Sign: AH-E
Takeoff time: 18:30
Pilot: 2e Lt. N.J. Fuglesang RNAF Survived pow; shot by Gestapo after escape from Stalag Luft III Sagan.


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
22-Oct-2017 15:09 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Nov-2017 18:17 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
01-May-2018 07:19 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2018 17:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 05:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
26-Apr-2019 20:14 Cobar Updated [Embed code]

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