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Location of RAF aircraft's crashes in the Province of Vlaams-Brabant
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* To the 156 Squadron *
* To the crew of X3798-GT *
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Crash site of Wellington X3798-GT
12/08/1942

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Unit: 156 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: X3798-GT
Base: Alconbury
Mission: Mainz
Crew officer: F/Sgt Harper
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)

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Facts

Coming back from a mission of bombing over Mainz, the Wellington was attacked by a German night fighter near Leuven and crashed to Tildonck (Brabant). Sgt Harker and P/O Lenover were killed in the crash. The rest of the crew was done PoW.





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Sources:

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