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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52165
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk IV
Owner/operator:541 Squadron Royal Air Force (541 Sqn RAF)
Registration: BP881
C/n / msn: 2540
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 15 km west-northwest of Hoek van Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Benson
Destination airport:
Shot down by Fw G. Hütter of the 5./JG 1, flying an Fw 190 A-4 from Woensdrecht airfield.
Missing on a photo-recce mission to Rotterdam.

Call Sign: ES-B
Takeoff time: 10:30hrs
S/Ldr (40190) Pieter Robert Marie Vanderheyden (pilot) RAF - killed


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-Sep-2011 04:26 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Narrative]
21-Oct-2011 20:57 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 10:17 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Dec-2013 23:27 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
29-Apr-2015 11:03 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 21:11 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 21:11 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-Feb-2018 13:00 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 18:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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