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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50178
Last updated: 23 January 2021
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Time:18:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:165 (Ceylon) Squadron Royal Air Force (165 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF)
Registration: MK831
C/n / msn: SK-X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Achtersteweg 119, Meteren, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Detling, Kent
Destination airport:
Operation - Ramrod - - bomber raid escorted by fighters aimed at destruction of a specific target in daylight.
The pilot, F/Sgt. H.T. Wise, is buried in Geldermalsen.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Jul-2019 16:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jan-2021 17:43 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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