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Crash site of Spitfire MK418
8/12/1944

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Unit: 126 Squadron
Aircraft: Spitfire
Code: MK418
Base:
Mission: Dunkerque
Crew officer: P/O McFADYEN, JAMES JOSEPH ALEXANDER
Incident: Hit by ennemy

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

McFadyen's plane was a Spitfire MK418 in the 126 Squadron. It was lost 15 miles south west of Ostend.
The plane was hit by enemy fire near Dunkirk while returning to the squadron's base and crashed while trying to land

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