Halifax R9364 (30/12/1941)

Halifax R9364 was one of six No. 35 Squadron aircraft detailed to Brest on 30th December 1941.

Its seven-man crew comprised:

  • Harry Aston Williams (Pilot)
  • Reginald John Lane (2nd Pilot)
  • Arthur Sykes (Observer)
  • Leonard Stewart Thorpe (WOP/AG)
  • Francis Edwin Flint (WOP/AG)
  • Luther Martin (Air Gunner)
  • [-] Crowther (Flight Engineer)

The squadron’s Operations Record Book shows ” Results of bombing unobserved owing to violent evasive action from extremely accurate flak. Starboard outer engine rendered unserviceable by flak. Top and tail turrets holed and various other holes in fuselage. Aircraft landed safely at base”

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

AM Form 78

The AM Form 78 (Movement Card) does not show any movement / repairs to the aircraft as a result of this incident

AM Form 1180 (Accident Card)

There is no AM Form 1180 (Accident Card) for this incident