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Crash site of Blenheim V6318-GB-B
23/04/1941

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Unit: 105 Squadron
Aircraft: Blenheim
Code: V6318-GB-B
Base: Swanton
Mission: Anti-shipping
Crew officer:
Incident: No details about the reasons of the crash

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

Mission:- Anti-Shipping. Took off from RAF Swanton Morley at 10:55 hrs. hit by Flak from the minesweeper M1404 and crashed into the sea off Domberg (Zeeland), Holland. Sgt Lister is buried at Vlissingen, Holland and Sgt Porter rests in Wenduine Communal Cemetery, Belgium. Sgt Heaney has no known grave and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

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