ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53246
Last updated: 18 February 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Time:17:56 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: P8198
C/n / msn: JU-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 15 km north of Gravelines, Nord (59) -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:
Spitfire P8198 from 111Sqn Shot down by Bf109s on sweep over France 9-8-41

P/O (63835) Benjamin William Bardulph SQUIRES (pilot) RAFVR - killed
His lifeless body washed ashore on the 30th of August 1941 and rests at Bergen op Zoom cemetery in Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands.


Related books:

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Dec-2011 06:17 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Jan-2012 01:24 Nepa Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Aug-2013 13:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
21-Jan-2017 22:13 Red Dragon Updated [Total fatalities, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-Feb-2020 12:54 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]
18-Feb-2020 10:56 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2020 12:53 TigerTimon Updated [Country]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description