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Crash site of Wellington Z1148-BU-L

cest raf squadron
Unit: 214 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: Z1148-BU-L
Base: Stradishall
Mission: Dortmund
Crew officer: Flt Sgt Reginald Marcus Lawrence
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Limburg)



News was received that the plane was shot down at 03:30 and crashed at Overrepen Belgium, with the loss of the entire crew. It is believed the plane was shot down by a night fighter piloted by Oblt Alois Lechner E/NJG2.
The crew were buried by the Germans with full military honours at St Trond Belgium. All were later interred at the British War Cemetery Heverlee

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