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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Oost-Vlanderen:
Moerbeke

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* To the 75 Squadron *
* To the crew of DF673-AA *
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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Wellington DF673-AA
29/08/1942

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 75 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: DF673-AA
Base: Middenhall
Mission: Nuremberg
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)

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Facts

Nuremburg. 159 aircraft despatched- incurred 23 (14.5%) losses. Low altitude attack. PFF used target indicators for the first time and were able to place them with great accuracy. Much damage in the Altstadt and the Nazi rally area in the south of the city
Reason for Loss: Hit by ennemy fire, crashed NE of Moerbeke, Belgium

Sources:

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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