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

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Crash site of Boston Z2249-MQ-D
27/04/1942

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Unit: 226 Squadron
Aircraft: Boston
Code: Z2249-MQ-D
Base: Swanton Morley
Mission: Oostende
Crew officer: F/O Keech W A
Incident:

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

The aircraft was hit by flak and crash landed at Raversijde (West Vlaanderen) 4km SW of Oostende.
Crew: J/15360 Fg Off W A Keech RCAF - POW - 1163343 Sgt W Phillips - POW - 1183372 Sgt Donald Handford - killed

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The crashed aircraft on the beach of Raversijde (Magazine "Signal")

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