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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52975
Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Date:23-FEB-1942
Time:morning
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: AA787
C/n / msn: 2044
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea -
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Mount Farm
Destination airport:RAF Mount Farm
Narrative:
Missing on PR mission to Katwijk. Take off time: 08:00
The pilot washed up at Castricum (Noord-Holland) on the 19th of July and is buried at Bergen cemetery; grave 1 B 11.

F/Lt (42051) Eric John DURSTON RAF - killed

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1942%20sec_tcm5-7283.pdf
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1422&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Jul-2011 05:44 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Narrative]
31-Jul-2011 05:51 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 07:37 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
26-Apr-2013 02:56 fritzelblitz Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
13-Sep-2013 07:06 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
09-Jun-2015 17:15 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Feb-2017 07:43 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage]
23-Feb-2017 08:18 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
08-Jan-2018 08:26 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 18:59 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Narrative]

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