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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Hainaut:
Baudour

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Crash site of Wellington LN288-HD
14/07/1943

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 466 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: LN288-HD
Base: Leconfield
Mission: Aachen
Crew officer: Sgt CUMMINS, THOMAS FRANCIS
Incident: Shot down by German Flak

Location: (Prov. Hainaut)

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Facts

LN288 was hit by flak and crashed 6 miles South-East of Chievres (Hainaut) at a place called Baudour in Belgium at 02:15.
This was the crews fifth mission together and their third mission in this aircraft.
All of the crew are buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery.
Source: http://www.466and462squadrons.com/ln288.htm

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Sources:

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
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