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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90247
Last updated: 5 August 2020
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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: MB843
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 to 6 miles northeast of Guernsey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Bolt Head, Devon
Destination airport:
On an early morning shipping reconnaissance to Peter Point, Guernsey, then on to St Malo. Shot down by Flak from Brehon Tower near Guernsey. Hit in the radiator.

F/O Herbert WAGNER ( from the USA ) RAFVR - baled out at 3,000 feet and was taken prisoner.


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Revision history:

17-Feb-2011 13:45 ThW Added
01-Jan-2012 13:46 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
10-Sep-2013 07:26 angels one five Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
23-Apr-2014 08:01 angels one five Updated [Total fatalities]
06-Jun-2015 21:14 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Aug-2019 21:05 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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