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Location of RAF aircraft's crashes in Walloon Brabant
Braine-l'Alleud

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the Heroes of Silence


* To the 115 Squadron *
* To the crew of LL622-KO-J *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster LL622-KO-J
31/03/1944

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 115 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: LL622-KO-J
Base: Witchfort
Mission: Nurnberg
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Rue du Cuisinier, Braine-l'Alleud(Prov. Walloon Brabant)

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Facts

T/O Witchford 2233 - target Nuremberg, Germany. Shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the edge of the historic battlefield at Waterloo (Braine L'Alleud), 17 Km S of Brussels, Belgium. It was brought down on the home leg and the crew was on its first operational sortie. It is believed that this bomber was the 94th to fall on this operation.

Sources:
115squadron-raf.be
/www.luchtvaarterfgoed.be
www.dhnet.be/archive
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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