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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52907
Last updated: 18 April 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:610 (County of Chester) Squadron Royal Air Force (610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAF)
Registration: AA942
C/n / msn: DW-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Scheveningen, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Ludham
Destination airport:
Hit the sea surface flying low level during a recce flight of the Dutch coastal area. Presumably, this aircraft had been sent out to search for a 407 (Demon) Squadron Hudson which had gone missing in the morning.
The pilot was salvaged from the sea. He was initially buried at Den Haag:

P/O. E.J.F.J. Feyten 119438 RAF / Brussels-Evère cemetery in Belgium

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Dec-2011 01:40 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Jan-2012 01:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Apr-2017 16:59 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:09 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Jun-2018 15:15 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 10:26 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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