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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53868
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Date:25-JUL-1940
Time:14:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk I
Owner/operator:64 Squadron Royal Air Force (64 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P9421
C/n / msn: 583
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:mouth of the Schelde, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley
Destination airport:Kenley
Narrative:
Operation - Convoy Patrol.
The aircraft with call sign 'SH-F' was shot down in combat with Bf 109s.

Pilot - F/O A.J.O.Jeffery DFC.
F/O Jeffery's body washed up near Wissenkerke (Zeeland) on the 21st of August 1940.
He is buried at Vlissingen Cemetery.

Sources:

'The Battle of Britain-Then and Now.'
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0753A&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Jan-2011 20:24 angels one five Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants]
05-Jan-2011 20:32 angels one five Updated [Time, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2011 13:18 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
04-Nov-2012 21:16 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2015 07:59 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
23-Jul-2019 14:46 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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