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the Heroes of Silence


* To the 15 Squadron *
* To the crew of BF329-LS-A *
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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Stirling BF329-LS-A
13/08/1942

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Unit: 15 Squadron
Aircraft: Stirling
Code: BF329-LS-A
Base: Wyton
Mission: Mainz
Crew officer: F/Sgt Kenneth McAusland
Incident: Shot down by Oberleutnant Kurt Martinek

Location: (Prov. Namur)

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Facts

Takeoff at 22:40 hrs local time for an operation to Mainz in Germany.
Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Kurt Martinek of the 9./NJG 4, who had taken off from Juvincourt airfield in France.
The dead now rest in Gosselies

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