Danish WW2 Pilots

Flt Lt Peter Frederik Fischer

Unit

35 Sqn

Aircraft

Lancaster B III , PB305 (TL-P)

Date

05.01.45

Time

16:40 -21:36

Details

Raid carried out from Graveley against Hannover

1xCP.No.1 R/C. 2x250 green TO. 2x250 Green TI. LB. 1x400 HC (Minol). 5x1000 MC.. 19.21.12 hours. 18,000 feet. 131 T. 155 knots. 10/10ths strata cumulus at about 5,000 feet. Good visibility above. Identified and bombed on H2S. Three lots of red/green flares down on arriving in a rough line north to south, not very close together with the biggest through cloud, very scattered. Quite a lot of good bombing seen on leaving. Glow from Hannover seen on return journey. At 18.49 hours, at 5305N. 0715E from 18,000 feet, load of bombs including red/green flares seen tob e jettisoned.

Crew:

  1. S/L K C Gooch
  2. F/L M Palmer
  3. F/L F W T Cross
  4. F/S G H Cleaver
  5. Sgt R Bolton
  6. F/O P. F. Fischer
  7. Sgt G Lindsley

Source

AIR 27/382

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