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Blenheim IV R1933 crashed in Restrup enge on 13/8-1940.
Still heading for Aalborg West now at 3000 feet R1933 was hit by flak from 5/Flak Abt.615 based at Nørholmsvej south of Limfjorden. It had to let go of its bombs over farmland at Restrup but was then hit directly in the fuselage, lost its tail section and fell to the ground.
Navigator Sgt Leslie R. Youngs
Navigator Sgt Leslie R. Youngs managed to get out, but his parachute failed to open and he fell to his death. Still inside the wreck were Pilot P/O Douglas A.J. Parfitt and Gunner Sgt Kenneth W. Neaverson. They were all laid to rest in Vadum cemetery on 16/8 1940.
The end of R1933 as seen from the German flak position in Hasseris
Celebrating the claim at Hasseris Flak
Sources: Ole Rønnest, Aabybro, LBUK, RL, WD.
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