On December 12, 1943 the Mosquito DZ354 of pilot Frank Reynolds and navigator Frank Douglas of RAF 105 Squadron crashed nearby this location. Their plane was intercepted and hit by the German Heinkel HE219 A-0 of pilot Manfred Meurer and radar operator Gerhard Schiebe. Both British air men were buried at the cemetery of Herwijnen, where the still rest.
This information board is part of the WW2-route across the Lingewaal municipality. This route starts at the WW2 & Aviators Museum Rivierenland at the Vuren Fortress and contains six locations where allied aircraft crashed down or made an emergency landing.
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