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Crash site of Wellington HE347-SM-F

cest raf squadron
Unit: 305 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: HE347-SM-F
Base: Hemswell
Mission: Kreffeld
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Antwerpen city ans suburbs (Prov. Antwerpen)


There is no precise location of the crash


Shot down by night fighter pilot Unteroffizier Rudolf Frank of the 2./NJG 3 (detached to 2./NJG 1), flying Bf 110 G-4 D5+CH from Gilze-Rijen airfield, the Netherlands.

Source: Aviation Safety


The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered

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