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31.08.1944 No. 303 Squadron Spitfire F.IX MH822 RF-R Fl/Lt. Józef Stanisław Stasik
Date: 31st August 1944 (Thursday)
Unit: No. 303 Squadron (Polish)
Type: Spitfire F.IX
Pilot: Fl/Lt. Józef Stanisław Stasik P-2075/780913 PAF Age 26. Missing
REASON FOR LOSS:
Aircraft hit by flak, south of Lille, France during the early evening. Pilot returned to cross the channel and baled out north of Ostend. Missing.
Above left: Fl/Lt. Józef Stanisław Stasik Right: Polish Memorial at Northolt.
Fl/Lt. Józef Stanisław Stasik - commemorated on the Polish War Memorial at Northolt and also the Polish Airman Memorial, Warsaw, Poland. Born on 15th February 1921 - Bolechowca, Poland (now Ukraine).
Researched by Peter Sikora for Aircrew Remembered (April 2009)
KTY 05.08.2015 Page updated
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