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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Hainaut:
Chaussée-N.D-Louvignies

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Crash site of Hurricane L1639
14/05/1940

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 504 Squadron
Aircraft: Hurricane
Code: L1639
Base:
Mission: Patrol
Crew officer: PARNALL, JAMES BOYD
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Hainaut)

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Facts

Hurricane L1639. Shot down in combat with Bf109s of III./JG26and crashed at ‘Hameau de Caillou’, Chaussée-Notre-Dame-Louvignies, 5.40 p.m. Possibly that claimed by Lt Blume of 7./JG26. Squadron Leader James Boyd PARNALL killed. Aircraft a write-off.
The date of death of this officer is recorded by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as May 15.
Source: http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=22908

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Sources:

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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