Halifax HR987 (27/09/1943)

Halifax HR987 was one of twenty-one aircraft No. 35 Squadron detailed to attack Hanover on the night of 27th / 28th September 1943.

Its seven-man crew comprised:

  • BG Glover (Pilot)
  • J Brett (Air Bomber)
  • EH Williams (Navigator)
  • AW Griffiths (Wireless Operator)
  • PC Potter (Air Gunner)
  • WC Connelly (Air Gunner)
  • TS Redpath (Flight Engineer)

The movement card (AIR78) shows that the aircraft was classified as FB/AC. It was allocated to Handley Page (for repair) and was not returned to the squadron.


AM Form 1180

  • To be obtained from RAF Museum