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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Date:Thursday 23 May 1940
Type:Sabca Savoia-Marchetti S.73P
Operator:Sabena
Registration: OO-AGS
C/n / msn: 3
First flight:
Engines: 3 Gnome-Rhône 14K Mistral Major
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Arques (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Shot down by German ground fire.
The airplane was operated on behalf of RAF 271 Sqn.

Sources:
» Golden Years of Aviation


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