Marauders midair collision

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 45 Loiret   City  : Coinces
Coordinates : 48°0'37"N 1°44'19"E.  48.01028 1.73861.  48°0.617 N 1°44.317 E

The town's church.
From Orleans take the D2157 NW to the D955. Take the latter NW as well to the D836. Take it north then NW to Coinces. The monument is on the southern side of the road.
In memory of the two American crews who died in a midair collision over Coinces on October 8th 1944.
2nd Lt. F. ROEPKE, 2nd Lt. W SMITH, 2nd Lt. R. ROBB, Sgt. B. OSS, Sgt. P. ROSE, Sgt. H. LESTER.
2nd Lt. C. KEMNITZ, 2nd Lt. H. BLACHER, 2nd Lt. A. LUNDEL, Sgt. P. FULTZ, S/Sgt. C. ELYEA, Sgt. C ECKES.

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Notified by : Christian Dieppedalle .   Record added 22/09/2013.
Photos : Claude Dannau (09/2013).
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Plate Marauders midair collision Coinces Loiret (45)
Claude Dannau 09/2013

Plate Marauders midair collision Coinces Loiret (45)
Claude Dannau 09/2013