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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52664
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:29-JUL-1942
Time:15:35 LT
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: AG413
MSN: NM-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 50 km west-northwest of Walcheren island, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Coltishall, England
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 14:30 hrs for a shipping reconnaissance mission to the area north of Walcheren island.

The aircraft was intercepted by the fighter pilots Leutnant H. Tröger & Unteroffizier R. Haninger of the 4./JG 1, who had been scrambled at 15:08 hrs from Woensdrecht airfield in Fw 190A aircraft.

Pilot / 111253 Plt Off James Nicholas Brady - Bergen General Cemetery Plot 1. Row A. Grave 1.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=&date=&location=&pn=AG413&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?9034-July-1942
http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/268_wwII.html
CWGC
Colin Ford (historian 268 Squadron RAF), via SGLO Bulletin 416-08


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
24-Sep-2011 16:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 05:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]
17-Jan-2012 02:55 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Aug-2017 08:42 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2018 13:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
23-Feb-2018 20:09 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2018 16:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
12-May-2020 15:06 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-Nov-2021 11:01 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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