On Thursday 20 februari 2020 it has been 75 years ago since the Avro Lancaster AR°F² was shot and crashed in Linkhout. We will remember this event with a commemoration on Saturday 22 February 2022 throughout the afternoon and evening, in the presence of relatives of the crew members.
• 14h30 we will have a small commemoration at the six graves at the Kruisveld cemetery, Sint-Truidersteenweg, 3500 Hasselt (meeting point: OC De Link, Linkhoutstraat 194, 3560 Lummen at 13h30)
• 16h00 reception at the community hall, OC De Link
• 17h00 departure to the Lancaster memorial in the Mierenbergstraat, Linkhout
• 17h30 opening of the official ceremony at the Lancaster memorial
• 18h30 ending of the official ceremony
• 19h15 barbecue at the community hall OC De Link, Linkhout (registration required)
We would be honored if you attended our ceremony for these heroes of the Second World War that helped liberating Europe.