Spitfire IX L.F. , PT718
The Squadron, led by S/Ldr. H.C. Rigby, D.F.C., carried out a skip bombing attack on houses of a village at Schoondijke where Germans were taking cover, achieving 11 direct hits. Red section also strafed a number of Met entering the village making two attacks, and Red 4 was nowhere to be seen after the second. F/O N.J. Buchwald was the pilot.
AIR 27/1372; Franks, 2000
222 Sqn ORB records the a/c as MK774. This aircraft appears to have crash landed in Holland 29 Sep 1944. Franks (2000) lists the a/c in question as PT718.