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recovering spitfire XII of Australian Stan May

Article about: I can't manage to find it in English. De Standaard Online - Resten zeldzame jachtvlieger geborgen But thise is what is says in a few words; The remains of a Spit XII where found in Beveren-I

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    Default recovering spitfire XII of Australian Stan May

    I can't manage to find it in English.
    De Standaard Online - Resten zeldzame jachtvlieger geborgen
    But thise is what is says in a few words;
    The remains of a Spit XII where found in Beveren-IJzer (Flanders).
    Only 100 where made of it.
    It crashed on sunday the 19 september 1943 while escorting bombers to France, shot down by ennemy planes.
    The pilot was a Austrlian guy...; sergeant Stan May, who survived the crash, managed to get back to the UK and died in 2002.
    The man who helped the pilot was denonced and deportated.

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    Default Re: recovering spitfire XII of Australian Stan May

    Thanks for posting this story

    Here is an online translation:

    Google Translate

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Default Re: recovering spitfire XII of Australian Stan May

    Thaks Ade!

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    Default Re: recovering spitfire XII of Australian Stan May

    I ment; "thanks"!!

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