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

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 81 Squadron *
* To the crew of BM227 *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Spitfire BM227
29/07/1942

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

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

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.

Sources:
12 Oclock Hight
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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