Accident Supermarine Spitfire FL9C SM-33, Wednesday 13 January 1954
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Date:Wednesday 13 January 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire FL9C
Owner/operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: SM-33
MSN: MH439
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Riviere-sur-Meuse (B) -   Belgium
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
1943-08-13: to 222 Squadron
1944-06-15: to 84 GSU
1944-08-19: to de Havilland
1945-02-22: VAO mods
1944-01-01: to 350 Squadron (Belgians in the RAF) as 'MN-V'
1946-07-26: to RNethAF as H-56
0000-00-00: belly landing
1952-10-00: taken on charge by the Belgian Air Force as SM-33
1954-01-13: at Riviere-sur-Meuse (B) Cat.5 , the pilot became disoriented in bad weather
on approach to Brustem when flying overthe Meuse that was shrouded in mist.
He hit the treetops and crashed
pilot: Adjt-Vl Instructor Naessens Basiel killed,
1954-01-13: written off
1954-05-00: date out


Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 10:15 ASN archive Added
27-Jun-2016 18:54 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2022 11:21 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
27-Jun-2023 06:17 Peter Ziegler Updated

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