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

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Last update: 31/01/22


Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 80 Squadron *
* To the crew of NV983 *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Tempest NV983
16/04/1945

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 80 Squadron
Aircraft: Tempest
Code: NV983
Base:
Mission: Berlin
Crew officer: Sgt TURNER, WILLIAM FRANCIS
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Luxembourg)

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Facts

Sgt Turner was shot down and killed on 16th April 1945 while he was on a Wing operation over Wittenberge on the Elbe.
In a running fight with Fw190s his Tempest was shot down near Neuruppin

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