Accident Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX MK420,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49315
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Date:Monday 1 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:442 (Caribou) Sqn RCAF
Registration: MK420
MSN: Y2-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Ysselsteyn, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:B.88 Heesch
Destination airport:
Damaged by fighter pilot Leutnant Hans Peter Wulff of the 8./JG 6, who was flying Fw 190 A-8 'blaue 4' from Quackenbrück airfield in Germany; crashed in a forced landing.

F/O (J/24901) Donald Andrew BRIGDEN (pilot) RCAF - killed
He was initially buried at Nistelrode, but now rests at the Groesbeek RCAF cemetery in Gelderland; grave 17 A 12.

The Fw 190 was shortly after hit by a British Tempest of 486 Squadron RNzAF piloted by Sq Ldr "Spike" Umbers and Wulff abandoned the aircraft.

- Air Britain: RAF Aircraft MA100 - MZ999, published 1991

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
14 January 1945 PL370 442 (Caribou) Sqn RCAF 0 'De Hear' estate, Oldenzaal, Overijssel w/o


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Nov-2009 23:26 NePa Updated
14-Apr-2013 10:17 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 10:18 Uli Elch Updated [Location]
10-May-2013 17:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
01-Jun-2013 09:03 Nepa Updated [Operator]
13-Nov-2019 09:21 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2019 09:26 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code]
13-Nov-2019 09:27 TigerTimon Updated [Location]

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