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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Oost-Vlanderen:
Crash arisen outside of borders: Not specified spot of crash

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 97 Squadron *
* To the crew of L7384-OF *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Manchester L7384-OF
16/08/1941

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 97 Squadron
Aircraft: Manchester
Code: L7384-OF
Base: Coningsby
Mission: Düsseldorf
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)

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Facts

Attacked by a night fighter and badly damaged. The rear gunner was killed attempting to bale out and, because Sgt Currie had been injured in the attack, the pilot opted to crash land, the aircraft coming down just inside the Belgian border

Sources:

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