ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94902
Last updated: 3 November 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:26-NOV-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire FR Mk XVIII
Owner/operator:127 Squadron Royal Air Force (127 Sqn RAF)
Registration: SM178
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:East of Vorden -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.58 Melsbroek
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Issued to 8 MU Cosford 19/10/44, and to 127 Squadron 09/11/44, Hit by Flak while attacking rail targets east of Vorden, Netherlands, and crash landed short of fuel. Force landed safely behind allied lines, 26.11.44 (am), pilot F/Sgt WADE injured '

(Vorden is a former municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands, about 10 kilometres south-east of Zutphen, at approximate co-ordinates: 526′15″N 618′47″E)

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/index.php
http://www.spitfires.ukf.net/p100.htm
https://forum.valka.cz/topic/view/45032
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vorden


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2012 15:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants]
25-Apr-2013 02:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2013 21:34 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Apr-2017 15:55 Red Ragon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport]
13-Feb-2018 16:42 Nepa Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description