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Location of RAF aircraft's crashes in the Province of Vlaams-Brabant

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Crash site of Halifax HX347-ZA-Q

cest raf squadron
Unit: 10 Squadron
Aircraft: Halifax
Code: HX347-ZA-Q
Base: Melbourne
Mission: Mechelen
Crew officer: P/O LASSEY, GEORGE
Incident: Shot down by German fighter

Location: (Prov. Vlaams Brabant)



Chorley BCL Vol 6 gives the crash location as Eppegem(Brabant) described as a small village roughly half way between Brussels and Mechelen, the target for that night. 1 crew member evaded capture but all the rest died when the a/c exploded. Setter, Sgt T K D Lucas A/G, and the pilot P/O G Lassey are buried in Brussels Town Cemetery, the rest who died have no known graves. Chorley does not say what brought the a/c down


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