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Re: Short Stirling N 6046...crashsite located !Recklinghause

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I am sure there was a mention of a 218 Squadron crash site on this tread, and I replied, was it removed ?? :!:
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Re: Short Stirling N 6046...crashsite located !Recklinghause

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smudgersmith218 wrote:I am sure there was a mention of a 218 Squadron crash site on this tread, and I replied, was it removed ?? :!:
Agreed Steve, thought I'd seen something too. Can't say I've moved or deleted anything. Maybe the poster may have made an adjustment or likewise.
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Re: Short Stirling N 6046...crashsite located !Recklinghause

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Hi John,

No problem mate, trust your on the mend.

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Re: Short Stirling N 6046...crashsite located !Recklinghause

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All,

Maybe someone can help my grandfathers bomber N6046 Stirling was brought down by flak over Recklinghausen.

Is it possible to trace what flak unit claimed the bomber on the 7/8th September 1941.

I have contacted Theo Boiten who confirmed that their is no night fighter claims for a Stirling that night in the area.

I believe there was a Flak battery of 88mm at a place on the outskirts of Recklinghausen at Stuckenbusch. Is there any records of flak unit claims?

Rene, (Karacho), thanks for making contact I will see you on 1st July !!

Regards

Ian

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Re: Short Stirling N 6046...crashsite located !Recklinghause

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Hello Ian, you wish to ask some questions here on the German Flak Organization Forum.
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Hi John,

Link does not work.....


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hello,

tuesday, 1.7.2014 i met Ian, his father und misses Yardley in Recklinghausen / germany on crashsite.
We visit the crashsite in the forest and searching more wreckparts from N6046 together .
We have some nice hours together on crashsite, talking about the crash in 1941 and so on.....
Here the first pics from this meeting on crashsite.
" Three fantastic people "....and i´m happy to met them there...
Ian will post about this trip in the next days here in the forum.

best regards to misses Yardley, mister davenport and Ian.......and the forum here
;) :D

Karacho
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Re: Short Stirling N 6046...crashsite located !Recklinghause

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Hi Karacho

thanks for the info, look forward to seeing what you and Ian have found

regards

John L

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Hi John,

i have given a big box of Stirling-wreckparts to Ian by our meeting in Recklinghausen. These are wreckparts from the Stirling HA-U, lost 1943 near Vettelschoß / germany.
This box with stirling-parts will donate to the stirling-association, hope that parts can help....
Ian will contact you the next days.
I´m looking my other stirling-parts at home ( ca. 400 pieces / HA-U ) about parts from the cockpit-section..,then will contact you again.

best regards
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Thanks Karacho, I look forward to seeing what Ian has and what you have in your collection 8-)

Regards

John L

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