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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Halifax LW622-DT-R
25/04/1944

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 192 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: LW622-DT-R
Base: Foulsham, Norfolk
Mission: Munchen
Crew officer: Elliott Thomas Harold
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)

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Facts

Takeoff at 22:47 hrs for a “Special duty flight to Karlsruhe”.
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer of the Stab IV./NJG 1, who had left St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield in Bf 110 G-4 G9+DF at 00:12 hrs.
All eight crew members were killed and rest at Schoonselhof Cemetery in Antwerpen.

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