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ANKON, Leopold

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rank: Pilot Officer
status: kia
airforce: RAF
born: 1910-06-15 Lavrica Slovenia

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KIA at 25th of September 1944., while attacking the road Vrgorac-Metković ( former Yugoslavia ).
His plane, Spitfire Vc EP309 of 352 RAF (Y) squadon crashed down ( because of heavy fog ) at Sveti Mihovil ( St. Michael ) mountain near Zavojane. His grave was at the mountain Sveti Mihovil, later on, in 1988., his remains were exhumated.
Nowdays, his grave is in Zavojane village near Vrgorac

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RAF 352 1944-04-22

Aircraft:

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EP309 Former Royal Yugoslav Air Force pilot 1944-09-06

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by: andrea Aircraft note 2021-11-15 17:09:06

One of the entries for the aircraft is wrong, EP309 was within 352 RAF (Y) squadron.
Note for the pilot is that he was former RYAF pilot.
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by: andrea Aircraft note 2021-11-15 17:18:34

Also the date for the aircraft is wrong,
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