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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53023
Last updated: 25 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIA
Owner/operator:152 (Hyderabad) Squadron Royal Air Force (152 (Hyderabad) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8266
C/n / msn: UM-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 1.5 km off Hoek van Holland, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Took off from Coltishall at 11:45 hrs on a shipping reconnaissance sortie, and struck the sea at 13:37hrs whilst flying at low level.

Sgt (404963) H.T.Sturt, from New Zealand - killed.


2.' Spitfire-The New Zealand Story.' by Gerard Morris.
3.' For Your Tomorrow- Vol. One.' by Errol Martyn.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Jul-2011 04:50 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Narrative]
30-Dec-2011 07:11 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 01:14 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
17-Jan-2012 04:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase]
25-Oct-2012 00:43 angels one five Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
25-Oct-2012 12:47 angels one five Updated [Registration, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2013 13:51 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
13-Sep-2013 06:13 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
05-Mar-2014 06:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Apr-2014 03:55 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
01-Jun-2015 15:50 Zeeland Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Jun-2015 03:01 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
17-Jun-2015 06:10 Angel dick one Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
06-Dec-2016 07:20 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
28-Dec-2017 15:41 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 21:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
31-Oct-2019 20:06 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location]
01-Dec-2019 20:51 angels one five Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]

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