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Crash site of Spitfire BM227

cest raf squadron
Unit: 81 Squadron
Aircraft: Spitfire
Code: BM227
Mission: Rhubarb
Crew officer: F/O Evans Peter Bruce LLoyd
Incident: Hit by FLAK

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)



was shot down by Flak near Nieuport on 29 Jul 42 in Spitfire BM227 of 81 Sqn and buried at Oostduinkerke.
The plane crashed in de Kinderlaan, a street north of de Polderstraat in Oostduinkerke.

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