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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52428
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American P-51 Mustang Mk I
Owner/operator:268 Squadron Royal Air Force (268 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AP212
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Groeneweg - Bergerweg roads at Bergen, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Snailwell, Norfolk (takeoff at 09:15 hrs)
Destination airport:
Hit by light Flak while crossing the Dutch Coast and force-landed.
Operation: Rhubarb fighter or fighter-bomber sections, at times of low cloud and poor visibility, crossing the English Channel and then dropping below cloud level to search for opportunity targets such as railway locomotives and rolling stock, aircraft on the ground, enemy troops, and vehicles on roads.
P/O (120.413) Richard Anthony BETHELL (pilot) RAFVR - POW


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Sep-2011 13:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 05:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]
06-Dec-2017 08:59 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 14:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Damage, Narrative]
05-Nov-2020 20:06 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport]
05-Nov-2020 20:07 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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