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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52581
Last updated: 22 May 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:485 (NZ) Squadron Royal Air Force (485 (NZ) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BM239
C/n / msn: OU-N
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Kerkehout sports grounds at Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF King's Cliffe Northamptonshire
Destination airport:
The aircraft was shot down by Flak while engaged in an armed recce operation.

Sergeant R.D. Riley was taken prisoner of war.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
19-Jan-2012 02:54 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Nov-2012 00:52 Anon. Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport]
31-Aug-2017 12:49 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2017 12:49 TigerTimon Updated [Damage]
15-Feb-2018 07:47 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Narrative]
22-May-2020 17:46 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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