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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200968
Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Date:24-DEC-1944
Time:day
Type:Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:438 (Wild Cat) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MP178
C/n / msn: F3-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schmidtheim -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.78 Eindhoven NL
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft flown by (J92955) F/O R.F. Breen 438 SQN RCAF. Aircraft on armed recce, hit by accurate German FLAK below 600 feet AGL while straffing enemy vehicles, too low to bale out. Pilot perished in crash.

Sources:

438 SQN RCAF archives.
National archives of Canada


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Nov-2017 18:41 tachel Added
17-Dec-2017 08:06 tachel Updated [Cn]

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