Spitfire IXc , BS248 (AH-O)
Ramrod 176. The Wing which was to act as Bouncing Wing was led by Major H. Mehre, D.F.C., who was flying with 331(N) Squadron. The Wing crossed over the French coast at Anlt [?] at 22,000 feet at 1457 hours and proceeded to sweep Neuvechatel, Poix and N.W. of Abbeville for 31 minutes under Appledore control. There were no e/a seen and the Wing crossed out at S. of Cayeux and returned to base without any incident. Weather:- Thin cumulus over 30,000 feet. Visibility very good.