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CrashID 224
Date 05-Feb-1943
Time Onbekend/Unknown
Location Noordzee
Airplane Supermarine
Type / model Spitfire
Serial number EN918
Registration number AV-X?
Group 4th FG USAAF
Squadron 335th FS USAAF
Base Debden
Mission Aanval schepen
Target Schepen Nederlandse kustgebied
Crew Capt. William P. Kelly MIA
Cemeteries Onbekend/Unknown
Brief description of the crash Six Spitfires of 335 FS (4 FG) performed a shipping recce along the Dutch coast. Around the islands of Walcheren and Schouwen a couple of German ships where attacked. Flying at around 1200 feet, the Spitfire of Kelly was hit by Flak and crashed into the see.
Extensive description of the crash (.pdf) pdf-logo 224-story.pdf pdf-logo-big
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