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

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Crash site of Stirling N6068-OT-J
16/04/1942

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 149 Squadron
Aircraft: Stirling
Code: N6068-OT-J
Base: Lakenheath
Mission: Dortmund
Crew officer: P/O FIELD, MAX LIGHTFOOT
Incident: Hit by German Flak

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

he aircraft took off from Lakenheath at 0020 hrs on a raid to Dortmund.
Hit by flak from Stene airfield near Ostende. The aircraft crashed 3km S of Ostende , between Snaaskerke and Zandvoorde.
Source: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=202616

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