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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:
Off the Belgian coast

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 316 Squadron *
* To the crew of BR143-SZ-Q *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Spitfire BR143-SZ-Q

cest raf squadron
Unit: 316 Squadron
Aircraft: Spitfire
Code: BR143
Base: Northolt
Mission: Circus
Crew officer: F/O Stefan Stegman
Incident: Missing presumed shot down by Bf109s nr Bruges

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)



Missing presumed shot down by Bf109s nr Bruges, body of S. Stegman was washed ashore near Oostende en buried there.



Stefan Stegman and his Spitfire (Pictures: Aircrews Remembered)

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

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