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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52443
Last updated: 4 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 IX
Owner/operator:331 (Norw.) Squadron Royal Air Force (331 (Norw.) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BS143
C/n / msn: FN-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Walcheren island, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:
Hit the water during air combat.
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, P/O. G.P.L. Owren, is missing in action.


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Jan-2012 02:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
11-Feb-2017 14:59 Anon. Updated [Cn]
29-Nov-2017 18:17 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:32 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 15:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
04-Nov-2020 11:28 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Narrative]

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