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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52145
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:24-FEB-1943
Time:16:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:118 Squadron Royal Air Force (118 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EP123
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:crashed North Sea 3 km west of Bergen aan Zee -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation: Rhubarb fighter or fighter-bomber sections, at times of low cloud and poor visibility, crossing the English Channel and then dropping below cloud level to search for opportunity targets such as railway locomotives and rolling stock, aircraft on the ground, enemy troops, and vehicles on roads.
Target area: coast of Holland
Call Sign: NK-
Pilot: F/Sgt. G.A. Croall 1179854 RAF Runnymede Memorial 136

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2067&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 03:13 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
23-Feb-2018 12:46 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2018 05:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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