H.L. VOORHEES COLLECTION
No. 11966. Messerschmitt Bf 110 C ("M8+CP" c/n 2089) Luftwaffe
06/15/2013. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk
: "Flying a Hawker Hurricane Mk.I, Flight Officer R. Smither of RCAF No.1 Squadron, attacked this aircraft on September 4, 1940. The Bf 110 C exploded and came down at Smarts Hill, near Penshurst, Kent. Both crew members, pilot Oberstleutnant GŁnther Piduhn and Gefreiter Rudolf Odene were killed. Eleven days later, September 15, Flight Officer R. Smither was shot down by a Messerschmitt Bf 109, and was killed."