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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:
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Crash site of Wellington W5482-NP-X

cest raf squadron
Unit: 158 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: W5482-NP-X
Base: Driffield
Mission: Lille
Crew officer: Sgt AMOS WALTER DAVIS
Incident: No details about reasons of crash

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)



Operation: Took off for a Nickels mission to Lille. Nickels - Airborne leaflet propaganda (Strictly speaking, not a slang term but a cover name used in the RAF to describe/disguise leaflet dropping, which was known as nickelling).
Three bodies were washed ashore and taken for burial in Belgium and Holland.

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