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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53088
Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Time:08:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4
Owner/operator:2./JG 53 Luftwaffe
Registration: 7265
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westerschelde (Oostgat), Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Vlissingen airfield
Destination airport:
Feindflug - operational sortie.
The aircraft was shot down by R.O. Scarborough of 71 Squadron RAF, who was flying a Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb from RAF North Weald in England. Unteroffizier Th. Blechschmidt is missing in action.

'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd' page 301

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-Apr-2020 13:33 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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