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Crash site of Halifax NP965-C8Y
2/03/1945

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Unit:640 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: NP965-C8Y
Base: Leconfield
Mission: Koln
Crew officer: Fl/Lt Kenneth Robinson
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Namur)
Floreffe

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Facts

Halifax Mk.III NP965 ("C8-Y") of 640 Squadron RAF. Lost on operations 02/03/1945: Crashed on returning from a bombing mission to Cologne, Germany. All seven crew killed.
The deceased are all buried at Heverlee War Cemetery, Belgium. The plane crashed inside French/Belgian allied controlled territory, near Floreffe, Namur Province, Wallonia (50°26'58.3"N 4°45'17.7"E - Localisation rue Juste Chaput, Floriffoux)

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