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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203105
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:29-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:439 (Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MN791
C/n / msn: 5V-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Coesfeld -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.78 Eindhoven NL
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by flak, abandonned by pilot.
Pilot was R/87186 WO S. A. Church.
Captured, injured, POW.

Sources:

Paradie RCAF database.
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=church
439 SQN archives
Back to Normandy
https://backtonormandy.org/my-page/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/hawker-typhoon/110586-4152408.html


Revision history:

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18-Dec-2017 21:15 tachel Added

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