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

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Crash site of Wellington Z8788-KO-H
21/07/1941

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Unit: 115 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: Z8788-KO-H
Base: Marham
Mission: Manheim
Crew officer: Sgt Johnston Norman Lachlan
Incident: Hit by German Flak

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

On this night 37 Wellingtons and 34 Hampdens visited Frankfurt and 36 Wellingtons and eight Halifaxes attacked Mannheim.
Wellington Z8788-KO-H was hit by Flak battery positionned to the village of Mariakerke. It crashed to the village of Snaaskerke; one civilian was killed in the accident. All cres members perished in the crash.
Source: http://aircrewremembered.com/payne-frank-stubbington.html

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Sources:

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