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

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Crash site of Lancaster ND923-KO-C
12/05/1944

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Unit: 115 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: ND923-KO-C
Base: Witchford
Mission: Leuven
Crew officer: GRANT, JOHN RITCHIE
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)

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Facts

T/O Witchford 2303 - Target Leuven, Belgium. Shot down by Oblt Herman Greiner II.NJG1 and crashed 0027 hrs at Wilsele, Belgium.
105 Lancasters and 5 Mosquitos of Nos 3 and 8 Groups attacked the railway yards at Louvain/Leuven but the main weight of the bombing hit the railway workshops and nearby storage buildings.
4 Lancasters lost.

Sources:
15 Squadron association
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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