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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52016
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Date:16-APR-1943
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:331 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (331 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BS444
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 6 km west of Vlissingen -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Hauptmann D. Wickop of the 5./JG 1, flying an Fw 190A from Woensdrecht airfield.

Operation: Circus daytime bomber attacks with fighter escorts against short range targets, to occupy enemy fighters and keep them in the area concerned.
Target: Vlissingen, Zeeland
Call Sign: FN-N
Takeoff time: 13:40
Pilot: Sergeant G.K.H. Koren RNAF - MIA

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2200&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Jan-2012 03:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
14-Apr-2018 09:21 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2018 17:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
06-Oct-2018 05:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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