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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52428
Last updated: 26 January 2020
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Date:07-DEC-1942
Time:10:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American P-51 Mustang Mk I
Owner/operator:268 Squadron Royal Air Force (268 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AP212
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Groeneweg - Bergerweg Bergen, Noord-Holland. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Snailwell, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by light Flak while crossing the Dutch Coast.
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.
Crew"
P/O (120.413) Richard Anthony BETHELL (pilot) RAFVR - POW

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1942&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.ww2talk.com/forum/war-air/17799-confirmation-overclaiming-aerial-victories.html
http://www.cieldegloire.com/002_raf_bethell_r_a.php
http://www.b24.net/pow/greatescape.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Snailwell


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Sep-2011 13:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 05:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]
06-Dec-2017 08:59 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 14:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Damage, Narrative]

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