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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Liege:
Saint-Vith

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Last update: 31/01/22


Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 218 Squadron *
* To the crew of P2326-HA *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Battle P2326-HA
11/05/1940

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 218 Squadron
Aircraft: Battle
Code: P2326-HA
Base: Auberieve-sur-Suippes
Mission: Saint-Vith
Crew officer: Fl/O CREWS C A R
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Liege)

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Facts

In the afternoon, 8 Battles of Nos 88 and 218 Squadrons are despatched to attack German troops in Luxembourg. None make it to the intended target area as German fighters account for 7 aircraft en-route and the eighth returns early.
Airborne 0930 Auberieve-sur-Suippes. Hit by ground fire and abandoned in the target area. F/O Crews was repatriated Sep44. F/O C.A.R.Crews (also spelled Crewes) was interned in Camp L1, probably injured, no PoW No. Sgt T.S.evans in Camps 8B/344, PoW No.27365.

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