Danish WW2 Pilots

Flt Lt Peter Frederik Fischer

Unit

35 Sqn

Aircraft

Lancaster B III , PB288 (TL-P)

Date

03.08.44

Time

12:22 -15:19

Details

Raid carried out from Graveley against Bois de Cassan

3x1000 USA.GP. 8x1000 USA. GP. 4x500 GP.LD. 14.02.30 hours. 14,600 feet. 128 T. 171 knots. Weather: clear over target with good visibility. Target identified by red target indicator and visibility by river. On run up, saw smoke rising and drifting southwards into river and northern edge of target area still clear. Red target indicator seen going down on run in. Master Bomber clearly heard directing to bomb centre of smoke, which was in bombsight.

Crew:

  1. F/L K C Gooch
  2. , P/O W.G. Palmer
  3. Sgt. C Burgay
  4. W/O C J Taylor
  5. Sgt R. Bentley
  6. F/O P. F. Fischer
  7. Sgt. H.B. Sharpe

Source

AIR 27/318

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