Spitfire IX , BS395 (AH-M)
Ramrod 162. The Wing was acting as 4th Fighter Sweep on this operation. The Belgian coast was crossed at Knocke at 24-26,000 feet and the Wing then swept Hulst-Bruges-Aeltre and recrossed the coast at Knocke. No e/a were seen. The target was seen to be covered with bursts and Beehive were seen on the way out. The Squadron returned to base without incident. Weather:- Clear, but ground haze up to 6,000 feet.