Accident Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX MK588, Sunday 17 September 1944
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Date:Sunday 17 September 1944
Time:17:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk IX
Owner/operator:332 (Norw.) Sqn RAF
Registration: MK588
MSN: AH-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Vlooswijksepolder Terneuzen, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:B.51 Lille-Vendeville (F)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Whilst flying close air support for the Market Garden operation, the aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed.

The Norwegian pilot, 2e Lt. R.I. Isachsen, was initially buried at Terneuzen. He now rests in Norway.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4046&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Sep-2019 19:11 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Sep-2019 15:29 stehlík49 Updated [Operator]
07-Feb-2020 10:51 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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