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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 91487
Last updated: 13 November 2020
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Date:18-DEC-1942
Time:11:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VC
Owner/operator:72 (Basutoland) Squadron Royal Air Force (72 (Basutoland) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ?
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:8km W Mateur, Bizerte, -   Tunisia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Maison Blanche
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by German Luftwaffe fighter ace Erich Rudorffer.
8km W Mateur: 4500 m / Spitfire Vc of 72 Sqn RAF flown by W/O HW Charnock (8/1/0 victories), crash-landed, wounded

Sources:

http://www.luftwaffe.cz/rudorffer.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jan-2012 10:05 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Country, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-May-2013 21:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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