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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Oost-Vlanderen:
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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 409 Squadron *
* To the crew of HK481 *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Mosquito HK481
13/01/1945

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 409 Squadron
Aircraft: Mosquito
Code: HK481
Base: B48 Amiens
Mission: B51 Lille
Crew officer: F/Lientenant McPHAIL, WILLIAM HECTOR
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)

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Facts

T/o scramble, early am. Combat with E/A, damaged and engine fire. Bounced on landing on one engine in snow, stalled and crashed. 13.1.1945

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