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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203100
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic typh model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:439 (Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MN553
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:SE of Caen over Orne river -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.9 Lantheuil
Destination airport:
Hit by flak in the starboard wing and main tanks at about 5000 feet and fell out of control. Pilot was J/20587 F/O Ernest James Allen RCAF. he managed to bail out but was found dead on the ground.


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Revision history:

18-Dec-2017 20:35 tachel Added
26-Dec-2017 08:36 tachel Updated [Location]
30-Nov-2020 14:42 tachel Updated [Source, Narrative]

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