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Crash site of Halifax R9442-DY-R

cest raf squadron
Unit: 102 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: R9442-DY-R
Base: Topcliffe
Mission: Saarbrücken
Crew officer: Fl/Sgt Ronald Stone
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Corbais (Mont-St-Guibert - Prov. Walloon Brabant)



Takeoff at 23:06 hrs for an operation to Saarbrücken in Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Eckardt & Feldwebel Frank of the 7./NJG 3, who were flying Bf 110 E-2 D5+AR.
None of the crew survived, they were buried at the Corbais Communal Cemetery.

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