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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52426
Last updated: 5 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB
Owner/operator:453 Sqn RAAF
Registration: BL899
C/n / msn: FU-W
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Vlissingen, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Southend
Destination airport:
Hit by ships Flak.

Operation: Roadstead dive bombing and low level attacks on enemy ships at sea or in harbour.
Target area was at Vlissingen.
Takeoff time: 11:00 hrs
Pilot: P/O. M.H.I. De Cosier (Aus405575) RAAF - Runnymede Memorial


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Jan-2012 02:10 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-Dec-2017 19:03 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 07:38 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Nov-2020 20:12 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Narrative]

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