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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90241
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Date:27-SEP-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: EN236
C/n / msn: 4057
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St Omer -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Westhampnett, Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First flown 4 March 1943. Delivered to 41 Sqdn, RAF at Westhampnett, West Sussex 7 March 1943. Lost due to mechanical troubles on 27 SEPTEMBER 1943 while being flown by F/O D."Haybag" Haywood. Mission was a bomber escort to St Omer.

Haywood bailed out but was captured in Paris whilst attempting to return to his base. He was later reported a POW.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20050316110146/http://brew.clients.ch:80/EN221-238.htm
http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p035.htm
http://www.conscript-heroes.com/ResistanceTernoisAppxENG.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20120505145539/http://www.thesoutheastecho.co.uk/Squadrons/41_squadron.htmAIRCRAFT


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Feb-2011 13:27 ThW Added
02-Sep-2011 01:58 angels one five Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 11:34 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Jan-2012 01:31 angels one five Updated [Cn, Operator, Source]
09-Jan-2012 06:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
07-May-2012 17:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Aug-2012 06:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
20-Jan-2014 23:41 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
23-Nov-2014 18:34 Anon. Updated [Date, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 21:12 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]

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