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Old 02-12-06, 00:36
Vets Dottir
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Default Re: Officier-vlieger J. Blok

Originally posted by Hanno Spoelstra
On 27 March 1944 Officier-vlieger J. Blok and sergeant-vlieger S. (Simon) de Ridder - a good friend of him - collided in mid-air. One Hellcat destroyed the tail of the other while changing formation. Both planes crashed and both pilots lost their lives in the acccident.
What a sad story Hanno. I hope you find those files so we can learn more about Johan and Simon.

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