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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19264
Last updated: 7 February 2020
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Type:Taylorcraft Auster AOP.IV
Owner/operator:654 Squadron Royal Air Force (654 Sqn RAF)
Registration: MT286
C/n / msn: 935
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North of Argenta -   Italy
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) in combat when shot down by flak on 18.4.1945 while spotting for artillery North of Argenta Italy. The pilot Capt F LeBreton AFC Royal Artillery was killed in the crash. He was initially buried by the Germans at the crash site but was moved to the Ravenna CWGC site.

War diary of 654 Sqn RAF April 1945


At the CWGC at Ravenna Jan 2020

Revision history:

17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
22-Jan-2013 12:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Feb-2013 15:31 Nepa Updated [Operator]
07-Feb-2020 07:12 arcticfox Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative, Photo]

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