Netherlands in WW2 - Maastricht, July 8th 1941. Allied bomber shot down by the Germans over Maastricht. The plane went down in the Wilhelminasingel near the Bourgognestreet. Several minutes later two bombs exploded. The crew had left the burning plane but died.They left the plane at a low altitude and their parachutes didn't open. their bodies were recovered in bordering houses.