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

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Crash site of Wellington R3220-WS
7/12/1940

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 9 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: R3220-WS
Base: Honington
Mission: Düsseldorf
Crew officer:
Incident: Hit by Flak

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

The aircraft landed Meiboomlaan, on the house n° 132. Today, Meiboomlaan is situated in a residential area of the city of Ostend.
crash

Facts

Maintain pressure on invasion ports
Reason for Loss: Hit by flak from coastal batteries and came down near Leffinge

Sources:

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