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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52442
Last updated: 4 November 2020
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Date:29-NOV-1942
Time:11:43
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: BS296
C/n / msn: FN-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Walcheren island, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Fw. K. Niedereichholz of the 4./JG 1, flying an Fw 190 A-4 from Woensdrecht airfield.

Operation: Roadstead dive bombing and low level attacks on enemy ships at sea or in harbour.
Target area was near Walcheren
Takeoff time: 10:50hrs

The Norwegian pilot, Sgt. E.S. Sem-Olsen, is missing in action.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1926&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_RAF_code_names
http://www.ww2.dk/air/jagd/jg1.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Jan-2012 02:56 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
29-Nov-2017 18:10 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:31 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 15:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
04-Nov-2020 11:27 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Narrative]

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