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* Commemoration of the Armistice of November 1918 and centenary of the burial of the Unknown Soldier
Brussels on 11/11/1922
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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Antwerpen:
Antwerpen (Burcht)

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Last update: 31/01/22


Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 44 Squadron *
* To the crew of Hampden P2121-KM *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Hampden P2121-KM
17/11/1940

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cest raf squadron
Unit: 44 Squadron
Aircraft: Hampden
Code: P2121-KM
Base: Waddington
Mission: Haven of Antwerp
Crew officer: DOUGLAS, WALTER MORRISON
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Antwerpen city ans suburbs (Prov. Antwerpen)

crash

There is no precise location of the crash

Facts

In the night of September 17, 1940, five Hampdens of 44 Squadron left their base Waddington to bomb the docks of the port of Antwerp.
Four returned from a successful mission, a fifth remained missing.
The aircraft fell to Burcht, around of Antwerp

Source: Luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be

Sources:

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