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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94299
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1949
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Hawker Tempest
Owner/operator:213 (Ceylon) Squadron Royal Air Force (213 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Rafah, North Sinai -   Egypt
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Fayid, Egypt
Destination airport:RAF Fayid
Narrative:
Shot down by an Israeli Supermarine Spitfire LF.9 near Rafah, North Sinai, Egypt [at approximate co-ordinates 3117′19″N 3414′28″E] on the Egypt/Palestine Border.

Sources:

1. http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_255.shtml
2. http://www.hawkertempest.se/index.php/contributions/stories/116-tempests-1947-1949-copyright-rufus-heald
3. http://www.spyflight.co.uk/iafvraf.htm
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafah,_Egypt


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2015 20:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2015 20:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Narrative]
19-Apr-2015 19:20 AlLah Updated [Operator]
03-Jun-2015 17:14 Opietz Updated [Operator, Destination airport]

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