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Crash Location Hawker Typhoon

On September 28, 2019 a new memorial has been opened at this location.

On 28 September 1944, here (Polder Kortland) the Hawker Typhoon fighter aircraft crashed from the Belgian Royal Air Force pilot, Flight Lieutenant Jean-NoŽl VanDaele. An information sign and stone have now been placed on this memorial site. Jean-NoŽl VanDaele's actual grave is located among the four other war graves in the Oude Torenhof general cemetery on Kerkstraat in Alblasserdam.

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  • Text: Judith Dalm-Plug
  • Photos: Judith Dalm-Plug