Accident Hawker Typhoon Mk IB PD465,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49927
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Date:Sunday 24 September 1944
Time:17:10 LT
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: PD465
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:behind the house at Keizersveer 5, Raamsdonksveer, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Melsbroek (B.58), Belgium
Destination airport:
Operation - armed recce.

Flew into ground during attack. (John Bradley's research indicates that this aircraft was shot down by enemy fighters from JG-26 while attacking Breda on the 24 Sep 1944).
Pilot was J/25397 F/O Richard Walter Vokey RCAF. He rests at the Bergen op Zoom RCAF cemetery; grave 7 F 10.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Aug-2013 03:07 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2015 10:50 Erectus Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
25-May-2015 19:24 Oezil Updated [Operator]
27-Aug-2017 18:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-Dec-2017 17:51 tachel Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2017 07:20 tachel Updated [Cn]
23-Jun-2018 20:14 tachel Updated [Narrative]
02-Nov-2018 15:27 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
16-Sep-2019 19:35 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2020 18:32 tachel Updated [Narrative]

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