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Crash site of Lancaster ND925-PM-C
28/05/1944

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Unit: 103 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: ND925-PM-C
Base: Elsham Wood
Mission: Aachen
Crew officer:
Incident: No details about the reasons of crash

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

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Facts

Takeoff at 23:43 hrs for a bombing operation against the Rothe Erde railway station at Aachen in Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Major Wilhelm Herget of the Stab I./NJG 4, who had taken off from Florennes airfield.
Five of the crew rest in the Eggewaartskapelle Churchyard, one of them rests in the Coxyde Military Cemetery.

Sources:

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