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

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Crash site of Blenheim R3613
26/05/1940

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 59 Squadron
Aircraft: Blenheim
Code: R3613
Base:
Mission: Recce
Crew officer: P/O SHAW RICHARG ERNEST
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Hainaut)

crash

Facts

Blenheim crashed Dussen - Warneton (Waasten) near the river Bergsche Maas.
Shaw's body was exhumed on request next of kin and reinterred in the Jonkerbos War Cemetery next to his brother, S/Ldr John Leslie Shaw, who was killed 6-6-1944 on Mosquito NS950 of 515 Sqn.
Source: http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/11427.php

http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/Schwind.htm crash

Sources:

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