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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:
Duinhoek

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Crash site of Boston Z2260-RH
29/08/1942

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Unit: 88 Squadron
Aircraft: Boston
Code: Z2260-RH
Base: Attlebridge
Mission: Comines
Crew officer: F/Lieutenant Adams Dennis
Incident: Hit by German Flak

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

Take off 10.41hrs from Attlebridge. Hit by flak while crossing the coast and crashed at 12.10hrs into a wood on Dunes at Duinhoek, near the Belgian coastal resort of De Panne. The crash was attended by fireman from Group I of the local brigade.
All the crew were first buried at Adinkerke, but their graves are now located in the De Panne Communal Cemetery.
Source: http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/boston-iii-z2260-rh-29th-august-1942.19890/

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Sources:

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