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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53956
Last updated: 22 December 2020
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Date:17-MAY-1940
Time:15:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic p36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss Hawk 75A
Owner/operator:GC I/4 - Armée de l'Air
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:north of Middelburg, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Duinkerken-Mardyck, France (base)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Sergent D. Bompain escaped by parachute and returned to his unit. He had been shot down in aerial combat with Bf 109E aircraft of the I./JG 20 from Eindhoven airfield.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0700&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd' page 264
Wings to Victory database


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2020 14:56 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2020 14:57 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport]

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