Danish WW2 Pilots

Flt Lt Peter Frederik Fischer

Unit

35 Sqn

Aircraft

Lancaster B III , PB555 (TL-G)

Date

19.10.44

Time

18:00 -23:51

Details

Raid carried out from Graveley against Stuttgart

1x4 flares R/Y. 1x4000 HC. 14x500 GP. 20.36.30 hours. 18000 feet. 092 T. 155 knots. 9/10/10ths strata cumulus, tops approximately 10000 feet. Identified by G.P.I. Bombed on H2S. On E.T.A. three lots of red/yellow flares seen to port, which went out just before we released our release point flares. Cloud obscured ground detail. Bomb flashes seen in area of flares. Column of black smoke seen rising up through cloud to height of about 12000 feet to seat of flares.

Crew:

  1. F/L K C Gooch
  2. P/O H.M Pringle
  3. F/S N T Adams
  4. F/S R Perkins
  5. Sgt H Evans
  6. F/O P. F. Fischer
  7. Sgt G Lindsley

Source

AIR 27/318

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