HK562

 

Air Historical Branch: Air Movement Cards

Air Historical Branch: Air Movement Cards

Date Target Notes Code Pilot Duration
1 24/06/44 Rimeux AA-L F/S Meyer 03:15
2 02/07/44 Daylight Beauvoir AA-L F/O Bright 03:10
3 05/07/44 Watten AA-L F/O Bright 02:15
4 07/07/44 Vaires AA-L F/O Bright 04:25
5 09/07/44 Linzeux AA-L F/O Bright 03:05
6 10/07/44 Nucourt AA-L F/O Bright 03:45
7 12/07/44 Vaires AA-L F/O Bright 04:10
8 15/07/44 Bois Des Jardine AA-L F/S Wisker 02:30
dnc 17/07/44 Vaires AA-L W/O Whittington 01:55
9 18/07/44 Aulnoye AA-L W/O Whittington 03:15
10 18/07/44 Cagny AA-L W/O Whittington 03:20
11 20/07/44 Homberg AA-L P/O Perfrement 03:10
12 23/07/44 Kiel AA-L P/O McRae 05:20
13 24/07/44 Stuttgart AA-L F/O Aitken 07:25
14 28/07/44 Stuttgart AA-L P/O O’Connor 07:35
15 30/07/44 Amaye Sur Seulles AA-L F/S Barker 03:40
16 01/08/44 Le Nieppe AA-L F/O Brown 02:35
17 03/08/44 L’Isle Adam AA-L F/O Brown 03:30
18 04/08/44 Bec D’Ambes AA-L F/O Brown 07:50
19 07/08/44 Mare De Magne AA-L F/O Brown 03:40
20 08/08/44 Lucheux AA-L F/O Brown 03:00
21 08/08/44 Lucheux AA-L F/O May 03:07
22 09/08/44 Fort D’Anglos AA-L F/O Brown 02:05
23 11/08/44 Lens AA-L F/S Cooper 03:30
24 12/09/44 Falaise AA-L S/L Williamson 02:53
25 14/08/44 Hamel AA-L F/O Brown 03:40
26 15/08/44 The Aerodrome at St. Trond AA-L F/O Brown 03:30
27 16/08/44 Stettin AA-L F/O Brown 08:20
28 18/08/44 Bremen AA-L F/L Washer 05:26
29 25/08/44 Russelsheim AA-L F/L Brown 08:11
30 26/08/44 Kiel AA-L F/O Yates 05:48
31 05/09/44 Le Havre AA-L F/O Ford 03:30
32 06/09/44 Harqueboc Le Havre AA-L F/S Gordon 03:40
33 08/09/44 Doudenville AA-L F/L Brown 03:20
34 11/09/44 Kamen HK562 hit by flak 4 times (AC) AA-L F/L Brown 04:00
35 05/10/44 Saarbrucken AA-L F/S Cooper 05:25
36 06/10/44 Dortmund AA-L P/O Cooper 05:45
2 06/10/44 Dortmund AA-L F/O May 04:31
37 07/10/44 Emmerich AA-L F/S Cooper 04:00
38 14/10/44 Duisburg AA-L F/S Osbourne 04:05
39 21/10/44 Flushing AA-L F/S Osbourne 02:40
40 22/10/44 Neuss AA-L F/S Osbourne 04:05
41 23/10/44 Essen AA-L F/S Osbourne 04:50
42 28/10/44 Cologne Hit by flak 4 times AA-L F/S Osbourne 04:00
43 30/10/44 Cologne AA-L F/O Gordon 05:05
44 02/11/44 Homberg AA-L F/L Brown 04:05
45 04/11/44 Solingen AA-L F/O Kilpatrick 04:40
46 05/11/44 Solingen AA-L P/O Sadgrove 04:25
47 06/11/44 Coblenz A/C listed as “M” in ORB Diary. AA-L F/O Kilpatrick 05:04
48 08/11/44 Homberg AA-L P/O Sadgrove 04:58
49 15/11/44 Dortmund AA-L P/O Sadgrove 05:00
50 16/11/44 Heinsberg AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:06
51 20/11/44 Homberg AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:41
52 21/11/44 Homberg Hit by flak once AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:24
53 27/11/44 Cologne Marshalling Yard AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:48
54 28/11/44 Neuss AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:35
55 30/11/44 Osterfeld F/O Osborne and crew in HK562 later reported that their outer starboard engine became unserviceable shortly after take-off, but they decided to carrry on. It was still unserviceable at rendezvous and they were unable to climb or ‘cut-corners’ so were 5- 10mins late on target. They also were the last ones home, landing at 15.15hrs. AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:27
56 02/12/44 Dortmund AA-L P/O Osbourne 05:00
57 04/12/44 Oberhausen AA-L P/O Spain 04:07
58 05/12/44 Hamm Marshalling Yards AA-L F/O Osbourne 05:07
59 16/12/44 Siegen AA-L F/O Cumberpatch 05:40
60 21/12/44 Trier AA-L F/O Cumberpatch 04:26
61 21/12/44 Trier AA-L F/O Spain 04:46
62 23/12/44 Trier AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:20
63 27/12/44 Rheydt AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:15
64 28/12/44 Gremberg M/Y at Cologne Hit by flak once AA-L F/O Osbourne 04:56
65 29/12/44 Coblenz (Lutzel Marshalling Yard) Hit by flak 4 times. HK562, F/O Egglestone & crew, experienced an engine failure approaching the target area, which made formation flying impossible, so they carried out an individual bombing attack successfully. AA-L F/O Egglestone 05:15
66 03/01/45 Dortmund Oil Refinery AA-L F/O Crawford 05:10
67 05/01/45 Ludwigshafen AA-L F/S Egglestone 05:57
68 06/01/45 Neuss AA-L F/S Egglestone 04:42
69 11/01/45 Krefeld AA-L F/S Egglestone 05:11
70 13/01/45 Saarbrucken AA-L F/O Zinzan 07:15
71 15/01/45 Langendreer AA-L F/O Zinzan 05:33
72 16/01/45 Wanne Eickel AA-L F/L Spillman 04:56
73 28/01/45 Cologne (Gremberg) AA-L F/L Wakelin 06:04
74 29/01/45 Krefeld M/Y AA-L F/L Thomson 05:30
75 01/02/45 Munchen Gladbach AA-L F/L Parsons 05:10
76 02/02/45 Wiesbaden AA-L F/O Zinzan 05:54
77 03/02/45 Dortmund AA-L F/S Scott 05:17
78 09/02/45 Hohenbudburg AA-L F/O Zinzan 04:54
79 14/02/45 Chemnitz AA-L F/O Zinzan 08:41
80 16/02/45 Wesel AA-L F/L Banks 05:37
81 18/02/45 Wesel AA-L F/S Lukins 05:18
82 19/02/45 Wesel AA-L F/L Taylor 05:09
83 22/02/45 Osterfeld AA-L W/O Ohlson 05:05
84 26/02/45 Dortmund AA-L W/O Ohlson 05:30
3 27/02/45 Gelsenkirchen A/C returned early owing to engine trouble AA-L F/L Sadgrove 04:06
85 04/03/45 Wanne Eickel AA-L F/S Good 04:50
86 05/03/45 Gelsenkirchen AA-L F/S Good 05:37
87 06/03/45 Salzbergen AA-L F/O Cook 05:31
88 09/03/45 Datteln AA-L F/S Mallon 05:26
89 10/03/45 Gelsenkirchen Buer AA-L F/S Mallon 04:57
90 11/03/45 Essen AA-L F/O Pearson 05:19
91 12/03/45 Dortmund AA-L F/S McLernon 05:44
92 14/03/45 Heinrich Hutte AA-L W/O Shearer 04:49
93 17/03/45 Auguste Viktoria AA-L F/S Evenden 05:26
94 21/03/45 Munster Viaduct AA-L F/S Evenden 05:29
95 27/03/45 Hamm (Sachsen)  Lost engine – logbook note Bob Jay (Mallon crew) AA-L F/S Mallon 05:40
96 18/04/45 Attack on Heligoland AA-L F/S Reay 04:34
97 20/04/45 Attack on Regensburg AA-L F/O Brinsden 07:20
98 22/04/45 Attack on Bremen AA-L F/O Carroll 05:25
99 24/04/45 Attack on Bad Oldesloe AA-L F/O Evenden 05:51
100 30/04/45 Supply Dropping – Rotterdam AA-L F/O Scott 02:43
101 01/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft AA-L F/O Cook 02:15
102 07/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft AA-L F/S Young 02:28
103 10/05/45 Repatriation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt AA-L F/O Trevarthen 06:37
104 16/05/45 Evacuation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt AA-G F/O Russell 06:13
105 26/05/45 Repatriation of Belgian Refugees to Brussells and Exprisoners of War to England AA-C F/O Russell 10:05
106 05/06/45 Viewing the Effects of the Bombing Offensive AA-C F/O Fairbairn 04:24
107 16/06/45 Viewing the Effects of the Bombing Offensive AA-C P/O Bone 04:28
108 29/06/45 Checking German Radar Equipment AA-C F/O Russell 05:40
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