Spitfire Vb , AA877 (AH-N/SD-G)
13 aircraft of this Squadron led by Major Mohr W. D.F.C. took off on a shipping patrol along the Dutch coast. The Squadron landed at Martlesham for refuelling and took off again at 2455 hours setting courses for Flushing and crossing the English coast S. of Ordfordness. When some miles off Walcheren at sea level, the Squadron turned East passing Schouwen, Westhoofd, Noordwal and Koek-Van-Holland where course was set on 320 degrees. This course was held for 4 minutes then changed to 270 degrees. The English coast was recrossed at Southend at 1630 hours and the Squadron had landed at 1645 hours. No ships except some fishing vessels off Overflakkee, were seen. No enemy aircraft were seen. Intense accurate and heavy flak was experienced from the coast W. of Rotterdam.