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Crash sites outside of border whose airmen are buried in Province of Luxembourg
Spitfire MJ744 fallen outside the borders on 4/12/1944

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Last update: 31/01/22


Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 414 Squadron *
* To the crew of MJ744 *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Spitfire MJ744
4/12/1944

aircraft
crest raf squadron
Unit: 414 Squadron
Aircraft: Spitfire
Code: MJ744
Base:
Mission: Gemund
Crew officer: F/O GORDON GILLEAN McLEAN
Incident: Shot down by friend fire

Location: (Prov. Luxembourg)

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Facts

Aircraft was shot down by American anti-aircraft fire over the Hurtgen Forest while engaged on a tactical reconnaissance operation to Gemund.

Sources:
Aviation Heritage
The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered
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