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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70571
Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:07-FEB-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire FR.XIV
Owner/operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: SG-81
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Veurne (West Vlaanderen), 25 km SW of Ostende -   Belgium
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-RAF Spitfire FR.XIV TZ127; Delivered to the RAF at 9 MU Cosford 31-5-45. To 453 (Australian) Squadron 6-9-45 to Belgian Air Force as SG-81 18-1-49. Written off 7-2-49 when Crashed. Control was lost at 300 m altitude at Veurne (West Vlaanderen), 25 km SW of Ostende, Belgium

Sources:

1. http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/post_ww2/Supermarine%20Spitfire%20XIV/Supermarine%20Spitfire%20FR.14%20Frontpage.html
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p114.html
3. Photo of Spitfire SG-81: http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/post_ww2/Supermarine%20Spitfire%20XIV/Spit%2014%20SG081.html
4. http://www.adf-serials.com.au/spitfire.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Dec-2009 11:32 harro Added
18-Oct-2019 16:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2019 16:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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