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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:

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Last update: 31/01/22

Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 419 Squadron *
* To the crew of KB713-VR-X *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster KB713-VR-X

cest raf squadron
Unit: 419 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: KB713-VR-X
Base: Middleton St George
Mission: Leuven
Crew officer: P/O Burdel F. Edwards
Incident: Hit by German Flak

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)



Takeoff at 22:00 hrs for an operation against the railway yards at Leuven.
The aircraft was intercepted by night fighter pilot Unteroffizier Martin Siegel of the 2./NJG 2, who was flying a Ju 88.

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