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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52467
Last updated: 3 November 2020
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Date:13-NOV-1942
Time:14:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:167 Squadron Royal Air Force (167 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EP349
C/n / msn: VL-R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 30 km northwest of Bergen, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ludham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 13:40 hrs for a shipping recce off the Dutch coast.

The aircraft was shot down by Leutnant Wilhelm Tschira of the 5./JG 1, who was flying an Fw 190 A-4 from Schiphol airfield.

The Dutch pilot Pilot Officer C. Geesink was taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1909&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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 02:24 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Nov-2017 20:26 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 07:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
03-Nov-2020 18:18 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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