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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19259
Last updated: 31 January 2020
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Date:03-FEB-1945
Time:day
Type:Taylorcraft Auster AOP.IV
Owner/operator:659 AOP Squadron Royal Air Force (659 AOP Sqn RAF)
Registration: MT273
C/n / msn: 929
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the Broekse brug (channel bridge) at Mierlo, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was shot down by a Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighter aircraft while engaged in a recce flight.

Crew:
Pilot Capt. D.I. Stuart 201836 RA Eindhoven cemetery; grave RR 15
- Lac. V.J. Riches 1137289 RAF Mierlo War Cemetery; grave 3 F 6

Sources:

Auster aircraft production ( http://www.auster.ukf.net/ )
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5184&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
https://www.hdc-geldrop-mierlo.nl/Geschiedenis/1936.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
31-Jan-2020 14:25 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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