Kenneth Munro Steven's pilot's flying log book

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Kenneth Munro Steven's pilot's flying log book

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Keith Steven’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 22 July 1941 until 14 January 1944. Initial training at No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, followed by 15 Service Flying Training School, and posting to 7 Bombing and Gunnery School. Attended training course at No. 1 Beam Approach School in February 1943. Posted to 81 Operational Training Unit in April 1943 and then 1656 Conversion Unit. August 1943 saw a posting to 97 Squadron for operations. His last operation was on 14 January 1944 when listed as missing in action and death presumed.

Served at RAF Perth, RAF Stormy Down, RAF Watchfield, RAF Tilstock, RAF Sleap, RAF Bourn.

Aircraft flown were Tiger Moth, Oxford, Lysander, Anson, Whitley V, Halifax II, Lancaster.

Flew one night operation with 81 OTU dropping leaflets over Caen.
Flew 30 night operations with 97 Squadron. Targets included Peenemunde, Leverkusen, Berlin, Nuremberg, Mannheim, Munich, Montlucon, Modane, Hannover, Stuttgart, Kassel, Dusseldorf, Ludwigshafen, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Stettin, Brunswick.
He flew as the pilot on all operations other than his first three. His pilots for these were Wing Commander Hind and Fight Lieutenant Fletcher.

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LStevenKM129506v1

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Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Kenneth Munro Steven's pilot's flying log book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/48819.

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