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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:
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Crash site of Lancaster W4332-UV
16/06/1943

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 460 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: W4332-UV
Base: Binbrook
Mission: Koln
Crew officer: Fl/Sgt Phillips, F G
Incident: No details about the crash

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

crash

Facts

Takeoff time: 22:59
Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Gerhard Raht of the 4./NJG 3 (detached to 1./NJG 1), flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Gilze-Rijen airfield.
- Pilot F/Sgt. F.G. Phillips 412338 RAAF Runnymede Memorial 193
- Flight engineer Sgt. J.H. Emmett 1259229 RAF Runnymede Memorial 148
- Navigator P/O. E.F. Davey 127314 RAF Runnymede Memorial 124
- Bomb aimer Sgt. G.D. Prince 1217983 RAF Bergen op Zoom 4 C 5 Washed up near "De Verklikker" at Schouwen 11-8-43
- W/o ag Sgt. J.W. Ousley 1358312 RAF Bergen op Zoom 14 C 8 Washed up near Haamstede 25-6-43
- Air gunner Sgt. F. Smith 1454835 RAF Vlissingen F 22 Washed up near Vrouwenpolder 11-7-43
- Air gunner F/Sgt. L.T. Little 420762 RAAF Belgium 9 5 23 Oostende

Sources:
Aviation Safety
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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