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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90255
Last updated: 9 March 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: MB794
C/n / msn: 4237
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near the Omaha Beachhead, Normandy -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Bolt Head, Devon
Destination airport:
Flying Officer John Refshauge, RAAF baled out - wounded.
Shot down by AA fire.
Probably fired on by mistake by Allied ships.
F/O Refshauge did not return to duty with 41 Squadron until 10 September 1944.


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Revision history:

17-Feb-2011 13:49 ThW Added
10-Nov-2011 14:36 angels one five Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Narrative]
11-Nov-2011 01:37 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
11-Nov-2011 01:45 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
01-Jan-2012 13:48 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]
10-Nov-2012 02:55 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
15-Aug-2013 07:01 angels one five Updated [Operator]
08-Jan-2014 03:16 angels one five Updated [Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 21:16 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Departure airport]

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