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RAF aircraft's unknown place of crash
Halifax HX326-ZA-N

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Crash site of Halifax HX326-ZA-N
27/04/1943

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 10 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: HX326-ZA-N
Base: Melbourne
Mission: Essen
Crew officer: F/O G.J. Huddart
Incident: Hit by Flak and/of hit by German fighter

Location:

crash

Facts

Essen. 493 aircraft, 7 losses (1.4%). Accurate marking and concentrated bombing.
The local report states 313 dead and 1224 injured, but no further detail.
Reason for Loss: Brought down by a combination of flak and a night-fighter from 21000'

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