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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of Oost-Vlanderen:
Crash arisen outside of borders: Vendeville (F)

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Crash site of Mosquito HK512

crest raf squadron
Unit: 409 Squadron
Aircraft: Mosquito
Code: HK512
Base: B.51 Lille/Vendeville (F)
Mission: Test flight
Crew officer: F/Lieutenant ELLIS, HARRY SINCLAIR
Incident: Crash due to technical problems

Location: (Prov. Oost Vlanderen)



Abandoned after engine fire a training-flight . The faulty engine was the starboard unit. Unable to extinguish, navigator baled out, aircraft rolled to port, pilot unable to jump intil too late. aircraft out of control in descent trapping pilot. Pilot apparently kicked control column.12.12.1944


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