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

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Crash site of Lancaster LL752-LS-A
12/05/1944

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Unit: 15 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: LL752-LS-A
Base: Mildenhall
Mission: Leuven
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)

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Facts

Target – Louvain, Bomber Force – 105 Lancasters - No.XV Squadron detailed 14 aircraft to attack the railway yards. Workshops and storage buildings were hit. The Squadron lost one aircraft during the attack, Lancaster, LL752, LS-G, piloted by Flt Lt Alan Amies. The aircraft was shot down by an enemy night-fighter piloted by Oberleutenant Hans-Heinz Augenstein, of IV Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader (IV./NJG1).
Source: http://xvsqnassociation.co.uk/archive/UPDATE-2014.pdf

http://www.luchtvaarterfgoed.be/content/graven-bemanningen-lancaster-i-ll752-ls-15-sqn-lysander-ii-l4813-13-sqn
Sources:

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