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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Hainaut:
Mont-sur-Marchiennes

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Last update: 31/01/22


Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 458 Squadron *
* To the crew of Z1218-FU-D *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Wellington Z1218-FU-D
20/10/1941

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 458 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: Z1218-FU-D
Base: Holme on Spalding Moor
Mission: Antwerp
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Hainaut)

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Facts

Wellington Z1218 took off from RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor, Yorkshire, to bomb the Antwerp docks, Belgium. The plane crashed in Marchienne. Five out of six crew members died in the crash. They are buried at Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

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