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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Hainaut:
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Crash site of Halifax JD108-EY-U
14/07/1943

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Unit: 78 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: JD108-EY-U
Base: Breighton
Mission: Aachen
Crew officer: P/O BURRIDGE, H J
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Hainaut)

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Facts

JD108 was airborne at 23.49 13 Jul 1943 from Breighton.
Shot down from 13,000 feet by a night-fighter (Oblt Rudolf Altendorf, 11./NJG1), at 02.36, 45 mins after leaving the target. Crashed near Froid-Chapelle (Hainaut), 11 km SE of Beaumont, Belgium.
Source: http://www.102ceylonsquadron.co.uk/AachenRaid/78jd108.html

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Sources:

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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