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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90235
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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Date:18-JUL-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XII
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: EN231
C/n / msn: 3998
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:English Channel -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stn Westhampnett, Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F/S Jackie Fisher was flying EN231 when it was hit by flak on 18/7/43. Fisher was wounded and spent 17 days in hospital.
Squadron code EB-M.
EN231 suffered Cat.C damage. The aircraft was repaired and returned to service with 41 Squadron.
It was lost on 18/6/44 when it ran out of fuel over the Channel.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20050316110146/http://brew.clients.ch:80/EN221-238.htm#The


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2011 12:42 ThW Added
16-Nov-2011 13:46 angels one five Updated [Cn, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 11:22 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Jun-2014 11:06 angels one five Updated [Operator, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 21:12 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
21-Oct-2019 21:50 angels one five Updated [Departure airport]

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