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Crash site of Lancaster NE135-VN-F

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Unit: 50 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: NE135-VN-F
Base: Skellingthorpe.
Mission: Russelheim
Crew officer: P/O HAYNES Douglas Leslie
Incident: Shot down by German fighter or hit by Flak

Location: (Prov. Liege)



Shot down over Belgium, crashing at Bas-Oha, near Liege, during a largely unsuccessful attack on the Opel factory in Russelsheim

crashWings World War Two Remembrance Museum. Preserved tail section. Flew with No. 50 Squadron, coded VN-F. Tragically all 7 crew lost their lives on the night of 12/13 August 1944 when this Lancaster was shot down 3kms west of Huy in Belgium

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