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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Walloon Brabant:
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the Heroes of Silence


* To the 78 Squadron *
* To the crew of Z6466-EY-A *
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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Whitley Z6466-EY
25/08/1941

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 78 Squadron
Aircraft: Whitley -
Code: Z6466-EY-A
Base: Middleton
Mission: Düsseldorf
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Near Wavre (Prov. Walloon Brabant)

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Facts

Takeoff at 20:09 hrs for an operation to Düsseldorf in Germany.
On return, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Rudolf Sigmund of the 1./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.
The entire crew perished

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