Spitfire IX , MA709 (AH-X)
Ramrod 242, part I. The Wing was acting as Top Cover to Mitchels bombing Amiens Marshalling Yards. The operation went according to plan. When crossing out over Somme estuary at 24-26,000 feet, three F.W.190's were encountered head on at same level. One of these e/a was damaged by a pilot from 331(N) Squadron. A number of hits were observed on Amiens Marshalling Yards.