1942-05-06

Base:
Waddington
Destination:
Stuttgart
Took off:
2151
Landed:
0402

R5515

KM
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A
44
Squadron
Bomb Load:
Bomb Load:
112 x 30lb Incendiaries
Notes:
Notes:

Last resort target of Saarbrucken attacked due to engine trouble. Port outer feathered as it was thought damaged by ack-ack as it cut without report. When port inner cut suspected immersion pump and changed t centre tanks. Inner picked up immediately so outer unfeathered and picked up. Attacked by Me 109 20-40 miles from coast on return. Rear gunner hit Me in burst and Me immediately burst into flame and seemingly split in two and floated down.

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