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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89401
Last updated: 4 November 2020
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Date:27-MAY-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX
Owner/operator:222 (Natal) Squadron Royal Air Force (222 (Natal) Sqn RAF)
Registration: BR636
C/n / msn: 3214
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea off Ostend -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ayr, Ayrshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire BR636 missing off Ostend on OPERATION RODEO 224.
Pilot is believed to have baled out after engine failure.
Crew:
F/O (123206) Victor Guillaume LEBLANC (pilot) RAFVR (prev. Ss-Lt Aérnautique Militaire Belge).

Sources:

http://www.google.be/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CC0QFjAC&url=http%3A%2F
%2Fwww.bamfbamrs.be%2FDillien%2FOT-PILOT.DOC&rct=j&q=fairey%20fox%205%2F3%2F3&
ei=mgY7Te_EI8OhOuyIpbYL&usg=AFQjCNGjdj5jVXTlBWzMYSHWUUte73U0RQ&cad=rja
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2011 12:03 ThW Added
01-Jan-2012 10:23 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
19-Jan-2012 02:19 Nepa Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
08-Nov-2012 14:04 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2014 06:24 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 16:05 Leopard DX Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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