On 1944-06-22, Pilot W Sznapka (Warrant Officer, PAF) with an unknown servicenumber, flew a Spitfire Vb with serial BL617 for this duty: Patrol. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: Abandoned over English Channel. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 303. The location for the map is English Channel, United Kingdom. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Sznapka: he died, but circumstances of death are unknown. There is no commemoration location known.
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Kerry Howarth: The Polish pilot W Sznapka mentioned in this page: He was not killed in action - He died in 1984 many years after the war.
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