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

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence

* To the 541 Squadron *
* To the crew of PL919-Q *
* To the monument erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

Crash site of Spitfire PL919-Q

crest raf squadron
Unit: 541 Squadron
Aircraft: Spitfire
Code: PL919-Q
Base: Benson Oxfortshire
Mission: Photo
Crew officer: Fl/Lt WHALEY, NOEL PATRICK
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Luxembourg)



Spitfire PR.XI PL919 of the 541 Sqn was shot down on December 24, 1944, probably near Bleialf, 10 km west-northwest of the Prüm (German state of Rhineland-Palatinate).


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