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


* To the 304 Squadron *
* To the crew of X9764-NZ *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Wellington X9764-NZ
6/04/1942

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Unit: 304 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: X9764-NZ
Base: Lindholme
Mission: Koln
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)

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Facts

T/O from Lindholme, bombing Köln, Germany.
Shot down by nightfighter piloted by Oblt. Petersen and Fw. Leidenbach of 6/NJG 1 at Geetbets near Geetbets, Belgium
All perished and now buried in Heverlee War Cemetery, Belgium

Sources:

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