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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 466 Squadron *
* To the crew of HE212-HD *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Wellington HE212-HD-
30/05/1943

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Unit: 466 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: HE212-HD
Base: Leconfield
Mission: Wuppertal
Crew officer:P/O Lloyd S R
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)

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Facts

HE212 was shot down by a night-fighter and crashed at 04:00 at Vollezele (Brabant), 26km West South West of Brussels. 719 aircraft including 113 Wellington's detailed to attack, 8 Wellington's lost including HE212 and MS494 from 466 Squadron.
All the crew are buried in the Brussels Town Cemetery.

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