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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52461
Last updated: 3 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 VI
Owner/operator:124 (Baroda) Squadron Royal Air Force (124 (Baroda) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BR569
C/n / msn: ON-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westerschelde between Vlissingen and Breskens, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:
On 'Rhubarb' to Schouwen. Hit by Marine flak I/594.

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.
Call Sign: ON-
Pilot: P/O. P.E.G. Durnford 128994 RAF Survived pow


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Feb-2011 23:11 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 10:38 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Phase, Departure airport]
17-Jan-2012 05:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
17-Nov-2017 21:16 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
03-Nov-2020 18:20 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities]

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