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Danish WW2 Pilots

Plt Off. Harald Roy Andersen

Unit

156 Sqn

Aircraft

Lancaster B I , W4851 (GT-)

Date

07.02.43

Time

18:20 -23:10

Details

Task LORIENT. Good visibility. Primary target attacked at 2024 hrs from 10,000 ft visually by light of flares. Built up area round aiming point clearly seen, also river and docks. Incens were seen to ignite very near aiming point. The glare from the flares was so intense that it dazzled the bomb aimer. Fair amount of light and heavy flak and approx 10 S/L's. South of target A/C seen falling with smoke trail. One photo attempted. Bomb load 2 special T.I. red flares, 8 x 4 red flares, 336 incens, 24 x 4 "X" incens,.

Crew:

  1. W/O Andersen, H.R.
  2. W/O Bordycott, K.W.
  3. P/O Smith, F.
  4. Sgt Brougham-Faddy, P.L.
  5. F/S Paterson, W.
  6. Sgt. Stephens, J.T.
  7. Sgt. Hadden, E.B.

Source

AIR 27/1014

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