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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160630
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XIX
Owner/operator:541 Squadron Royal Air Force (541 Sqn RAF)
Registration: PL899
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing -
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Benson, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Spitfire PL899 T/o at 10:10hrs for PR mission to Hamburg. Missing. 01.01.1945
Pilot:
F/Lt (150050) Douglas POLLARD DFC RAFVR - killed
R.I.P.

Sources:

1.Air-Britain Royal Air Force Aircraft PA100-RZ999
2. Spitfire Production list
3.ORB 541 Sqdn RAF


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Sep-2013 02:17 JINX Added
28-Mar-2015 19:59 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
05-Mar-2020 20:46 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Operator]
03-May-2021 15:33 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]
09-Dec-2021 05:50 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]

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