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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Oost-Vlanderen:
Tielt

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 149 Squadron *
* To the crew of EE880-OJ-O *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *
* Memorial where the crew is honored *

Crash site of Stirling EE880-OJ-O
29/06/1943

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 149 Squadron
Aircraft: Stirling
Code: EE880-OJ-O
Base: Lakenheath
Mission: Koln
Crew officer: Fl/O Porter
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)

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Facts

Stirling EE880-OJ-O shot over Vlooiberg by Major Walter Ehle of II./NJG1 during a mission over Cologne on the night of June 28 to 29 1943 Crushed 2:33 to 50m housing Gustaaf Verrijt, in Halderstraat to Houwaart (Tielt)




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The house near which the Tirling EE880 crashed. (Trace of War)

Sources:
Evasion Comète Line
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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