Author Archives: Benny

Update Lancaster project Overloon

The last 3 weeks the team has worked very hard on the remains of Lancaster NN775. Most of you will know that we are preparing the complete wreck for a very big permanent  exposition at the Overloon Oorlogsmuseum (Overloon War … Continue reading

Posted in News

Unknown Mk. IX or Mk.XVI Spitfire Huijbergen

Unknown Spitfire crash in Huijbergen. We know from the parts that we found that is has to be a Mk. IX or Mk. XVI.  We also know that we have to look in the time frame from 1944 or 1945 … Continue reading

Posted in RAF Recovery

P-51 44-72245 ?

  The team in Holland found a P-51 Crash site, there is a chance that it could be serialnr. 44-72245. Flown by Captain James Stevens 401st FS 370th FG . This is still under investigation. Crash at Vierlingsbeek/ Holthees (Holland … Continue reading

Posted in USAAF Recovery

Halifax HR819

Type : Halifax Mk.II Serial : HR819 Markings: TL-K  35 Sqn. Mission : Aachen Date: 13/14 July 1943 Halifax MkII HR819 (TL-K) was one of eighteen No.35 Squadron aircraft detailed to attack Aachen on the night of the 13th /14th … Continue reading

Posted in RAF Recovery

Corona crisis update

Due to the Corona-crisis , all projects are being cancelled at the moment. During “Lock down” all metal detecting is forbidden in Belgium. If you have questions about crashes in Belgium or the border region with Holland, we will still … Continue reading

Posted in News


As we are a non profit organisation we do all our work for free. But we are always happy to get a donation, every cent counts to help us put up more memorials , do more research and recoveries. Donate … Continue reading


New logo

Here it is , our new logo

Posted in News

Memorial 2nd Lt. Otis Kurth and 1st Lt. Donovan Siverts

  Benny with the family of Otis Kurth   crash site Kurth   Special thanks to the crew of EBZR ( Airfield Malle) photo’s  by Jef Pets

Posted in Recovery

B-24 H 41-28611 ” Baby Shoes”

09/03/1944 Mission : Brandenburg bombing 8th AF 448 BG  /  712 BS Base Seething Airfield Crash : Poppel Belgium 41-28611-crew   Page of MACR Detection/ investigation  by Thijs Hellings. Parts found     Benny Ceulaers

Posted in USAAF Recovery

“Stuka” Ju87 unknown

Investigation by Joop Hendrix ju-87-afferden

Posted in Luftwaffe Recovery