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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53187
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Date:28-AUG-1941
Time:19:30
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: P8439
C/n / msn: QV-X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:beach near Rockanje, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Matlaske, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 18:00 for a Circus operation. Damaged by Flak while escorting Blenheims to Rotterdam and crash-landed.
SOC 31-8-41
Pilot: F/Lt W. CUNNINGHAM / prisoner of war

Note: The on-line Spitfire production list erroneously gives the unit of this aircraft as 91 Squadron.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1229&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
Spitfire production list


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 06:24 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Jan-2012 13:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
23-Jan-2013 05:57 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2013 15:07 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator]
12-Aug-2013 04:26 JINX Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Narrative]
02-Mar-2015 19:04 Zeeland Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2020 16:08 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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