115 Squadron - Witchford

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Title

115 Squadron - Witchford

Description

A brief description of the shooting down of two Lancasters by a Me 410 over Witchford.

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One handwritten sheet

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IBCC Digital Archive

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MKilleenKAL184115-170703-08

Transcription

[underlined] 115 SQDN – WITCHFORD [/underlined]
AN ACCOUNT OF AN OPERATION ON NIGHT OF 18/19 APRIL 1944 WHEN TWO RETURNING LANCASTERS WERE SHOT DOWN ON RETURN, OVER BASE, BY INTRUDER ME 410
ONE OF THE CREW KILLED WAS A COWES, I.W. AIRMAN
ON THAT NIGHT K.A.L.K. WAS STATIONED AT R.A.F. FELTWELL NO. 3 LANCASTER FINISHING SCHOOL (14 MILES N. OF WITCHFORD) AND IN FACT PARTICIPATING IN A NIGHT CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT
LAST FLIGHT AT 3 L.F.S. WAS 20 APRIL 1944
FIRST FLIGHT AT 115 SQDN. WAS 30 APRIL 1944
?? WERE WE A REPLACEMENT CREW FOR ONE OF THOSE SHOT DOWN ON 18/19 APR. ??

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Citation

“115 Squadron - Witchford,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 5, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27002.

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