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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Walloon Brabant:
Corbais

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 102 Squadron *
* To the crew of Halifax R9442-DY-R *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Halifax R9442-DY-R
30/07/1942

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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)

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Facts

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.

Sources:
Aviation Safety
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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