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

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* To the 54 Squadron *
* To the crew of R7222 *
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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Spitfire R7222
5/07/1941

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 54 Squadron
Aircraft: Spitfire
Code: R7222
Base:
Mission: Escort
Crew officer: P/O Knox K E
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

crash

Facts

Shot down by Bf109s escorting Stirlings to Lille 5-7-41
Source: https://www.avialogs.com/index.php/aircraft-production-data/spitfire-and-seafire/r7222.html

http://www.luchtvaarterfgoed.be/content/graven-plt-knox-flt-ltn-ritchie-spitfires-r7222-kl-p8478-lo http://www.westhoekverbeeldt.be/afbeelding/7f433718-bbc5-11e3-b34b-0faadbb0892d https://www.luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/spitfire-r7222-bij-reningelst crash

Sources:

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