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

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the Heroes of Silence


* To the 219 Squadron *
* To the crew of MM705 *
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Crash site of Mosquito MM705
26/12/1944

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Unit: 219 Squadron
Aircraft: Mosquito
Code: MM705
Base: B.48 Amiens/Glisy
Mission: Patrol
Crew officer: RYALLS, DERRICK LANG
Incident: Combat

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)

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Facts

Crashed on patrol near Leuven. This Mosquito was claimed by Ju88 II/NJG2. The engagement took place at 00:30 hrs. This Mosquito crashed Holsbeek in Belgium. 26.12.1944

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Parts of the aircraf found near the spot of the crash (Plane Hunters)

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