ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243522
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Narrative:Takeoff at 23:27 hrs for a bombing operation against the military camp at Leopoldsburg in Limburg.
Handley Page Halifax Mk III
|Owner/operator:||427 (Lion) Sqn RCAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Lovenjoel, Bierbeek, Flemish Brabant -
|Departure airport:||RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire|
The aircraft was shot down by night fighter pilot Leutnant Kurt Matzak of the 12./NJG 1, who was flying a Bf 110 G-4 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.
All seven crew members rest in the Heverlee War Cemetery at Leuven.
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part three http://www.aircrewremembered.com/scobie-benjamin-cyrus.html
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