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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53176
Last updated: 20 March 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:19 Squadron Royal Air Force (19 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8668
C/n / msn: QV-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Matlaske, Norfolk
Destination airport:
The aircraft was shot down in aerial combat with Bf 110 aircraft of the 6./ZG 76 based at Leeuwarden airfield, while engaged in an Air Sea Rescue operation. Claimants were Leutnant Martin Drewes, Ofw. Lambert Spitzer, Ofw. Kornatzki & Gefreiter Max-Ottmar Bopp.

P/O. P.H. Edmonds did not survive and rests at Rockanje cemetery in Zuid-Holland.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 06:25 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Jan-2012 13:05 Nepa Updated [Date, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Mar-2020 22:07 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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