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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53555
Last updated: 23 October 2020
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Date:24-APR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Owner/operator:234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (234 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BL831
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:The Channel near Berck-sur-Mer -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ibsley
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by JG 26 flying Circus 132.
F/Lt V E Watkins killed

Circus daytime bomber attacks with fighter escorts against short range targets, to occupy enemy fighters and keep them in the area concerned.
Call Sign: AZ-

Sources:

http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1942%20sec_tcm5-7283.pdf
http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1493A


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
31-Dec-2011 01:44 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Jan-2012 01:51 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Apr-2017 22:02 TigerTimon Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2018 11:25 XindelX Updated [Operator, Destination airport]

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