Banner


Monument "The Hive" at Zedelgem: A need for every citizen to examine their conscience

* Ceremony of solemn tribute at Rebecq on September 29th 2021 *

RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Liege:
Bas-Oha

* Return to the previous page *


Last update: 31/07/21

site search by freefind advanced

Choice your language

Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 50 Squadron *
* To the crew of NE135-VN-F *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster NE135-VN-F
13/08/1944

aircraft
cest raf squadron
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)

crash

Facts

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

Sources:
Jet-photos
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
ligne

Back to the top
"The Belgians Remember Them" - Rue Saint-Marcoult, 14 - B/7830 Silly, Belgique - Tel: +32/(0)68/286.466
Bank: BE97 0018 3886 3049 - BIC: GEBABEBB - Email: belgian.remember(at)gmail.com

Reproduction or distribution in any form of texts, lists and documents presented on this site is forbidden without the express authorization of the author
© Copyright "THE BELGIANS REMEMBER THEM" - 2017, all rights reserved - for all countries

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict Logo Wilfred Burie Webmastering Compteur.fr analytics