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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Oost-Vlanderen:
Crash arisen outside of borders: Vendeville (F)

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 409 Squadron *
* To the crew of HK512 *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Mosquito HK512
12/12/1944

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 409 Squadron
Aircraft: Mosquito
Code: HK512
Base: B.51 Lille/Vendeville (F)
Mission: Test flight
Crew officer: F/Lieutenant ELLIS, HARRY SINCLAIR
Incident: Crash due to technical problems

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)

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Facts

Abandoned after engine fire a training-flight . The faulty engine was the starboard unit. Unable to extinguish, navigator baled out, aircraft rolled to port, pilot unable to jump intil too late. aircraft out of control in descent trapping pilot. Pilot apparently kicked control column.12.12.1944

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

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