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Crash site of Wellington L7843-BU

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Unit: 214 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: L7843-BU
Base: Stradishall
Mission: Manheim
Crew officer: P/O Rea J
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Namur)



("BU-X" of 214 Sqn) Airborne 21:50 on 27 Sep 40 for mission to Mannheim. Last heard on W/T at 04:33 28 Sep 40 sending distress signals. According to one source: "While approaching Belgian coast and overflying North Sea, crew sent a short mayday message.

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