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21.02.1945 No. 316 Squadron Mustang III FB150 SZ-R W/O. Stanisław Zych
Date: 21st February 1945 (Wednesday)
Unit: No. 316 Squadron
Type: Mustang III
Base: RAF Andrews Field, Essex.
Location: Salzwedel, Germany
Pilot: W/O. Stanisław Zych 781185 PAF Age 29. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Rodeo 416 - attacked a train which blew up and brought down W/O. Stanislaw Zych and also another 316 pilot, P/O. Drymont Jussewicz who survived to become a PoW.
Stanisław Zych. Becklingem War Cemetery Row. D. Grave. Nr.5. From Pyszków, Poland. Born 22nd January 1916.
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