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Location of RAF aircraft's crashes in Walloon Brabant

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 12 Squadron *
* To the crew of ED820-PH-A *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Lancaster ED820-PH-A

cest raf squadron
Unit: 12 Squadron
Aircraft: Lancaster
Code: ED820-PH-A
Base: Wickenby
Mission: Koln
Crew officer: WICKENBY (Lincolnshire)
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Walhain (Prov. Walloon Brabant)



The bombing run completed, the Lancaster turned for home, but was intercepted and attacked over Belgium. The aircraft crashed at 03:05 between Walhain (Brabant) and Ernage ( Namur ).
Shot down by Luftwaffe (ME110) Night Fighter Pilot Hptm.Wilhelm Telge (II/NJG1), Crashed between Walhain and Ernage Belgium


A Lancaster of the 12 Sqd PH fleet


The frist grave of the aircrews

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

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