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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:
Manchester L7494 fallen off coast on 11/08/1944

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Crash site of Manchester L7494
11/08/1944

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 544 Squadron
Aircraft: Manchester
Code: L7494
Base: Woolfox Lodge
Mission: Dunkerque
Crew officer: Sq/L RILEY JOHN LAWRENCE
Incident:Exploded after been presumed hit by an night-fighter

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

Took off 1742 2 Dec 1941 from woolfox Lodge. Exploded in mid-air and crashed in the sea off Boulogne.

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