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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Limburg:
Molenbeersel

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Crash site of Wellington Z8533-PH-V
3/06/1942

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 12 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: Z8533-PH-V
Base: Binbrook
Mission: Essen
Crew officer: Flt Sgt Harold Edgar Dimmock
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Limburg)

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Facts

Takeoff at 23:44 hrs for an operation to Essen in Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Siegfried Wandam of the 3./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield in the Netherlands; crashed Molenbeersel (Limburg), 10 km ENE of Bree.
Those who did not survive rest at Heverlee War Cemetery

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