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

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 98 Squadron *
* To the crew of FW224 *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Michell-B25 FW224

cest raf squadron
Unit: 98 Squadron
Aircraft: Michell-B25
Code: FW224
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)



Mitchell FW224 took off on 2nd February 1945 detailed to attack a target in Holland. The aircraft slid out of the formation emitting grey smoke, and the pilot called for homings between 1000 and 1004 hours and was given a course of 205 degrees. The aircraft failed to maintain height on one engine and struck the ground. It crashed 2 miles south of Malines, Belgium, and all the crew members were killed.


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