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Crash site of Stirling EE880-OJ-O

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)



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)


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

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