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PostPosted: Sun 14 May 2017 09:08 am 
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I found this interesting article this morning via Google news - loved the fact that school pupils were involved, and the information about the missing pilot is very touching.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39906984

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PostPosted: Fri 19 May 2017 14:39 pm 
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R6992 with 1402 (Met) Flight at Aldergrove.
The crash date was 20th September 1942.
It saw service with 64 Squadron at Kenley between the 6th of August 1940 and the 9th of August when it was damaged by a Bf.109.
After repairs it was issued to 53 OTU at Llandow on the 25th of June 1941. Served with them until it was damaged in an accident on the 2nd of
January 1942.
While undergoing repairs it was converted to a mark Va and was issued to 1402 Flt on the 28th of April 1942.

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