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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Limburg:
Outside the borders: Viesen (D)

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the Heroes of Silence


* To the 219 Squadron *
* To the crew of MM792 *
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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Mosquito MM792
22/03/1945

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 10 Squadron
Aircraft: Mosquito
Code: MM792
Base: B.77 Glize-Rijen
Mission: Patrol
Crew officer: Fl/O Huynen H P F
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Limburg)

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Facts

The crew HENRI - HUYNEN fails to return from a mission over Germany. The Mosquito (MM792) was victim of the Flak in the Cologne area and crashed near Suchteln (Germany). The two casualties will be buried near the wreck of their plane. The bodies were subsequently repatriated to Belgium, in the 1950s, according to the archives of the town of Viersen and a local website. Seems Henri Huynen (and possibly pilot Henri) was then buried in Brussels, at the Evere cemetery.

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