Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T4742
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
28 Nov 44 Recce flight Zwolle
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Supermarine Spitfire LF.XVI RR227 9N-R 127 Sqdn RAF 0940 Grimbergen (B.60)
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1145 Shot down by Flak Crashed at farm of Van der Kolk at Bloksteeg at Ittersum Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot S/Ldr. O. Smik 130678 ChAF KIA Slovakia Re-interred
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Shores & Thomas, ‘2nd Tactical Air Force July 1944-January 1945’, page 34; Zwanenburg, 'En nooit was het stil II', page 461; Rajlich, 'Spitfire nad Evropou' for radio letter

Version May, 2022