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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202856
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Date:04-APR-1945
Time:
Type:Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:438 (Wild Cat) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MP181
C/n / msn: F3-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hemsloh -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.78 Eindhoven NL
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft flown by WO2 W.J. Kinsella. One of 4 x 438 SQN (RCAF) Typhoons engaged by over 12 x Luftwaffe Bf-109 while dive bombing. Aircraft shot down by enemy fighter.

Sources:

438 SQN (RCAF) archives.
438 wartime pilots' log books.
National Archives Canada.
Veterans Affairs Canada


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Dec-2017 07:14 tachel Added
17-Dec-2017 08:05 tachel Updated [Cn]

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