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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 218 Squadron *
* To the crew of BK688-HA-A *
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* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Stirling BK688-HA-A
30/05/1943

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Unit: 218 Squadron
Aircraft: Stirling
Code: BK688-HA-A
Base: Downham Market
Mission: Wuppertal
Crew officer: Fl/Lt Abbiss L W
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)

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Facts

Shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer of the Stab II./NJG 1, flying Bf 110 G-4 G9+EC from St Trond airfield.

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Military funerals given by Germans to the crewmen of BK688 (Picture: Aircrew Remembered)

Sources:

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