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RAF aircraft's crash sites in province of Antwerpen:
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Crash site of Halifax MZ649-DY-Y

cest raf squadron
Unit: 102 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: MZ649-DY-Y
Base: Pocklington
Mission: Leopoldsburg
Crew officer: Scott, G H
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: Province of Antwerpen

Presumed crashed in Province of Antwerpen



Takeoff at 00:17 hrs for a bombing operation against the military camp at Leopoldsburg in Limburg.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Erich Jung of the 6./NJG 2, who was flying a Junkers Ju 88.

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