Halifax HX169 (22/10/1943)

Halifax HX169 was one of twenty-two No. 35 Squadron aircraft detailed to attack Kassel on the night of the 22nd / 23rd October 1943.

Its seven-man crew comprised:

  • Randall Vincent Jones (Pilot)
  • Horatius Douglas Stewart White (Navigator)
  • Ronald Booth (Air Bomber)
  • Thomas Donald Henderson (Wireless Operator)
  • Gerald Carrell (Air Gunner)
  • Peter Ross Jung (Air Gunner)
  • Wilfred Arthur Jeffries (Flight Engineer)

The AM Form 1180 shows: “Aircraft hit by incendiaries from friendly aircraft whilst over the target area”


Halifax HX169

The AM Form 78 (Movement Card) shows that the aircraft was classified as FB/AC; it was repaired and returned to the squadron on 5th November 1943