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

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* To the 35 Squadron *
* To the crew of L9572-TL-G *
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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Halifax L9572-TL-G
25/08/1941

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 35 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: L9572-TL-G
Base: Linton on Ouse
Mission: Düsseldorf
Crew officer: P/O McGREGOR-CHEERS, JACK
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Hainaut)

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Facts

Takeoff at 20:53 hrs for an operation to Düsseldorf in Germany.
On return, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Heinrich Griese of the 1./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.
The seven-man crew rest at Chièvres 's cemetery

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