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

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 301 Squadron *
* To the crew of R1615-GR-G *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where res the crew *

Crash site of Wellington R1615-GR-G
03/06/1942

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cest raf squadron
Unit:301 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: R1615-GR-G
Base: Hemswell
Mission: Essen
Crew officer: P/O Wincenty Glowacki
Incident: Hit by Flak

Location: (Prov. Antwerpen)

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Facts

Hit by flak whilst en route to the target .The aircraft crashed 15km of Turnhout

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Sources:
Wim Govers-Battle for the Lock
Aviation safety
Aircrew Remembered
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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