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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Limburg:

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Last update: 31/01/22

Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 103 Squadron *
* To the crew of N2849-PM *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Wellington N2849-PM

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Unit: 103 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: N2849-PM
Base: Newton
Mission: Duisburg
Crew officer: Kelly D D A, Sqd Leader
Incident: Shot down by Flak

Location: (Prov. Limburg)



Wellington IC N2849 PM- Opersation: Duisburg. Take off 23.00 Newton. At 2.25 a.m. the Welligton piloted by Squadron Leader Dermot Kelly was hit by Flak and on their way home the airplane was intercepted by a night-fighter, the Messerschmidt ME110 of Lt Reinhold Knacke. The aircraft crashed at Hamont (Belgium).
Source: Facebook Heverlee War Cemetery WW1 & WW2.


The wreckage of Wellington N2849-PM


The first graves of the Airmen, in the Hamont-Achel cemetery. They were reburied to Hevrlee War cemetery

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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