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Detail page crash 07-Jul-1940

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CrashID 639
Date 07-Jul-1940
Time 17.55
Location Dudzele (West Vlaanderen)
Airplane Bristol
Type / model Blenheim IV
Serial number R3896
Registration number LS-X
Group RAF
Squadron 15th Squadron
Base Wyton
Mission Verkenningsvlucht langs kanaal Terneuzen-Gent.
Crew Pilot:P/O H.C.M. Bamber KIA
Observer:Sgt.J.Hldsworth KIA
Air Gunner: Sgt G.Reid KIA
Cemeteries Brugge
Brief description of the crash After recon. flight along canal Terneuzen-Ghent a/c was intercepted during flight home by Me 109 of Fw. Georg Kiening of 6./JG54