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German pilot crashes near Primative Chapel

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Christine Trembath
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Camborne, Cornwall
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20 May 2005

This story was submitted to the People's War website by Claire Shaw on behalf of Christine Trembath, the author and has been added to the site with her permission. The author fully understands the site's terms and conditions.

I was playing outside my grandparents house in Century Road, West Camborne. When a plane flew over me, it was about 10 feet above my head. So close I could see the German pilot looking down at me. It missed Primative Chapel and crashed in "gelly", there was nothing left of the plane.

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