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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52902
Last updated: 18 April 2020
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Date:22-APR-1942
Time:12:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk IV
Owner/operator:1 PRU Royal Air Force (1 PRU RAF)
Registration: AB425
C/n / msn: LY-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waddenzee southwest of Ameland island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Benson
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation / photo recce - Emden, Germany.

The aircraft was shot down by fighter pilot Leutnant Heinz Grosser of the 1./JG 1, who was flying a Bf 109 from Borkum airfield in Germany.
The RAF pilot is missing in action:

F/Sgt (912386) Charles Matthew Thomas ROGERS (pilot) RAF - Killed

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1489&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Jagdgeschwader/Inhalt.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Dec-2011 01:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants]
19-Jan-2012 01:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
19-Jan-2012 01:51 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Apr-2013 02:46 fritzelblitz Updated [Time, Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Nov-2014 07:22 Anthony COX Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 17:23 SIS07 Updated [Location, Narrative]
21-Apr-2017 19:04 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 13:53 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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