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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52452
Last updated: 28 October 2019
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Date:26-NOV-1942
Time:15:00
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: AM143
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kootwijkerbroek, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Snailwell
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down near Kootwijkerbroek.
Op: 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:
F/Lt (70267) William Mackenzie Roderick GRIFFIN DFC (pilot) RAF - killed

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1916&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.holum.net/gen/squadron26.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Sep-2011 12:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Oct-2011 15:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 05:47 Nepa Updated [Operator]
11-Feb-2017 13:16 Anon. Updated [Cn, Operator, Narrative]
25-Nov-2017 14:39 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2017 14:43 TigerTimon Updated [Cn]
13-Feb-2018 13:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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