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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52468
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 Vb
Owner/operator:167 Squadron Royal Air Force (167 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EP251
C/n / msn: VL-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 30 km northwest of Bergen, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Ludham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 13:40 hrs for a shipping recce off the Dutch coast.

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

The pilot, Sergeant B.P. Norwood, is missing in action and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Jan-2012 02:18 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Nov-2017 20:21 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Feb-2018 07:49 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
03-Nov-2020 18:15 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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