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Crash site of Lancaster ME782-LE-N

cest raf squadron
Unit: 630 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: ME782-LE-N
Base: East Kirby
Mission: Weseling
Crew officer: Hart Thomas George
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Antwerpen)



Like the Lancaster LM 115, on June 22, 1944 the Lancaster 1ME782 LE-N also collapsed on the De Lage Mierdseweg. The plane was on its way back to England after a raid on Wesseling, when it was attacked by a German hunter.
The aircraft exploded in the air, causing the entire crew to be turned around.


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