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Crash arisen outside of borders: Breskens (NL)

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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster LL771-SR-Y

crest raf squadron
Unit: 101 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: LL771-SR-Y
Base: Ludfort magna
Mission: Breskens
Crew officer: Sqd Leader Matthew George
Incident: Shot down by German Flak

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)



Breskens 11 Oct 1944, Daylight-Lost When lost this aircraft had a total of 282 hours.
Airborne 15:15 11Oct44 from Ludford Magna eqipped with ABC to bomb Artillery Batteries at Fort Frederik Hendrik on the South bank of the Schelde.
Crashed near the hamlet of Heille West Zeeuws Vlaanderen and practically on the border with Belgium where all are buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

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