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Thread: B-17 Collision plaque.379th BG. Canvey Island

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    Default B-17 Collision plaque.379th BG. Canvey Island







    This memorial is at the Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex.

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    Default Re: B-17 Collision plaque.379th BG. Canvey Island

    I found a story and informaton about the collision on the following link:

    http://canveyisland.org/page_id__102.aspx

    I have been to see the plaque today.

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    Can anyone help with the following information regarding this memorial please;
    crew names
    aircraft serial numbers
    mission
    cause of crash, I know it was a MAC but what were the circumstances
    memorial dedication date

    Thanks alot

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    44-6133 Lt A J Ramacitti and 42-97942 Lt L L Burns. 6133 lost height due to engine failure and reportedly hit 942.
    I await Paul B to fill in the details!

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    Default Re: B-17 Collision plaque.379th BG. Canvey Island

    Thanks Denis, I'll await PB's response as well!!

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