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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Antwerpen:
Grobbendonk

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 49 Squadron *
* To the crew of ED663-EA *
* To the monument erected in remembrance * * Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster ED663-EA
9/07/1943

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 49 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: ED663-EA
Base: Fiskerton
Mission: Koln
Crew officer: EYLES, STANLEY CLARENCE
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Antwerpen)

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Facts

Shot down by a night-fighter (Oblt Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, 11./NJG1) coming down 02:33 hrs on 9 Jul 43 at Grobbendonk (Antwerpen) on the N bank of the Albert Kanal, 7 km WNW of Herentals.

Sources:

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