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Location of RAF aircraft's crashes in the Province of Vlaams-Brabant
Hoegaarde

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 4 Squadron *
* To the crew of P.9063 *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lysander P.9063
13/05/1940

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Unit: 4 Squadron
Aircraft: Lysander
Code: P.9063
Base: Monchy-la-Gache (F)
Mission: Tactical reconnaissance
Crew officer: P/O Peter W. Vaughan
Incident: Combat

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)

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Facts

Operation: Tactical reconnaissance:
AC2 (626134) Edwin MOLD (Wop/AG) RAF - killed Outgaarden Communal Cemetery, B
P/O (33493) Peter W. VAUGHAN (pilot) RAF - killed Outgaarden Communal Cemetery, B
Took off 07.30 hrs from Monchy-la-Gache. Flew over German positions on banks of Gete river. Shot down by Lt Horst Braxator from 2./JG1. (De Decker/Roba: 1.JG1). Plane crashes in field next to Outgaarden/Goetsenhoven road

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The graves where rest the Crewmen, to the Communal cemetery of Hoegaarden

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