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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49484
Last updated: 30 October 2019
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Date:26-DEC-1944
Time:16:30 LT
Type:Hawker Typhoon Mk IB
Owner/operator:439 (Westmount) Sqn RCAF
Registration: PD459
C/n / msn: 5V-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:B.78 Eindhoven AB -   Netherlands
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.78 Eindhoven
Destination airport:B.78 Eindhoven AB
Narrative:
Operation - Armed Recce.
Hit by 20 mm Flak in fuel tank, engine quit over home base, crash-landed with one gear up at B.78 Eindhoven with dead engine.

Pilot - F/O. J.D. Sweeney / RCAF

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4860&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
The RCAF overseas the 6th year page 263
Paradie RCAF database http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=sweeney
Back to Normandy https://backtonormandy.org/my-page/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/hawker-typhoon/110599-4152421.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
14-Apr-2013 13:55 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-May-2013 16:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
01-Jun-2013 08:47 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-Aug-2013 22:05 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2015 06:21 Lorenzo Lamas Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
25-May-2015 19:27 H.Shaft Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
27-Aug-2017 18:37 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-Dec-2017 17:51 tachel Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2017 10:06 tachel Updated [Narrative]
30-Oct-2019 15:24 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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