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Crash sites outside of border whose airmen are buried in Province of Luxemburg
Lammersdorf (D)

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Last update: 31/01/22


Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 102 Squadron *
* To the crew of LW141-DY-U *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Halifax LW141-DY-U
2/11/1944

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 102 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: LW141-DY-U
Base: Pocklington
Mission: Düsseldorf
Crew officer:
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Luxembourg)

crash

Facts

Dusseldorf. 992 aircraft, 19 losses- 4 of which crashed behind Allied lines (0.4%). Most of the bombing fell on the northern suburbs with more than 5000 houses being destroyed . 7 industrial premises were destroyed and 18 seriously damaged, including some important steel works. At least 678 people were killed. This was the last significant raid on Düsseldorf.
Reason for Loss: Thought to have crashed at Lammersdorf on the German-Belgian border

Sources:

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