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

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Last update: 25/06/23

Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 50 Squadron *
* To the crew of LM429-VN-C *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster LM429-VN-C

cest raf squadron
Unit: 50 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: LM429-VN-C
Base: Skellingthorpe
Mission: Lille
Crew officer:
Incident: sht down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)



Lancaster III - VN-C LM 429 was shot down over Vleteren and crashed in Oostvleteren. The german pilot who shot them was Hptm Breves Adolf IV./NJG1 at 0001 hrs. It was his 2nd victory.
The crew lies buried on the town cemetary of Oostvleteren.


The graves of the Airmen of LM429

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

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