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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53031
Last updated: 5 November 2020
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Date:28-DEC-1941
Time:14:05
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: AA804
C/n / msn: 2166.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bergen op Zoom, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 10:40 hrs for a photo recce operation to Düsseldorf, Germany. On the evening of the 27th, RAF Bomber Command had raided the German city.
The aircraft suffered engine trouble which forced the pilot to put it down.

30/03/1944 50896 Flight Lieutenant Charles Piers Egerton Hall MiD, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 1 PRU, Pilot, POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY, Coll. grave 9. A., son of Aubrey and Marcella Egerton-Hall, of Kingston-On-Thames, Surrey. Executed by Gestapo after The Great Escape.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1371&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Piers_Egerton_Hall


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
06-Sep-2011 18:11 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 07:39 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 03:00 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
25-Apr-2013 11:05 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Apr-2013 17:05 harro Updated [Total fatalities]
13-Apr-2020 18:12 TigerTimon Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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