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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140897
Last updated: 11 December 2018
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Date:05-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk IV
Owner/operator:1 PRU Royal Air Force (1 PRU RAF)
Registration: AA810
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage:
Location:Langurda, Surnadal -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wick, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
T/o from Wick at 08.07 on a photo reconnaissanse to Trondheim. He was shot down by two Messerschmitts from Jagdgruppe Losigkeit, flown by Lt.Heinz Knoke and Lt.Dieter Gerhard. Gunn bailed out and became POW. He was later transfered to Sagan Prison camp where he took part in "The Great Escape". He was recaptured near Görlitz and murdered by Gestapo on 4.June 1944.
Crew:
F/Lt (60340) Alastair Donald Mackintosh GUNN (pilot) RAFVR - POW

Sources:

http://ktsorens.tihlde.org/flyvrak/beverdalen.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2011 01:27 Nepa Added
13-Sep-2013 07:12 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
09-Jun-2015 17:20 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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