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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:
Oostvleteren

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* To the 50 Squadron *
* To the crew of LM429-VN-C *
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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster LM429-VN-C
11/05/1944

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 50 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: LM429-VN-C
Base: Skellingthorpe
Mission: Lille
Crew officer:
Incident: sht down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

Lancaster III - VN-C LM 429 was shot down over Vleteren and crashed in Oostvleteren. The german pilot who shot them was Hptm Breves Adolf IV./NJG1 at 0001 hrs. It was his 2nd victory.
The crew lies buried on the town cemetary of Oostvleteren.
Source: http://ww2f.com/threads/lille-raid-10-11-may-1944.19853/

http://www.luchtvaarterfgoed.be/content/graven-bemanning-lancaster-iii-lm429 crash

Sources:

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