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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 462 Squadron *
* To the crew of LL599-Z5-E *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Halifax LL599-Z5-E

crest raf squadron
Unit: 462 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: LL599-Z5-E
Base: Driffield
Mission: Essen
Crew officer: P/O Frank Edward Nelder
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Luxembourg)



Handley Page Halifax B, Mk III, LL599 'Z5-E', of No 462 Squadron RAAF based at Driffield, Yorkshire, in flight over the North Sea while on the way to attack synthetic oil plants in the Ruhr. This aircraft was lost over Germany on 23 October 1944, when it collided with an Avro Lancaster of No. 625 Squadron RAF while returning from a raid on Essen.


Picture of the Halifax LL599-Z5-E

462 Squadron
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
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