HK597 “Bad Penny IV”

 

Air Historical Branch: Air Movement Cards

Air Historical Branch: Air Movement Cards – HK597

 

Date Target Notes Code Pilot Duration
1 08/08/44 Lucheux JN-P S/L Williamson 03:31
2 09/08/44 Fort D’Anglos JN-P F/O Andrew 02:11
3 11/08/44 Lens JN-P S/L Williamson 03:12
4 12/08/44 Russelsheim JN-P F/O Waugh 04:51
5 14/08/44 Hamel JN-P F/O Wood 03:41
6 15/08/44 The Aerodrome at St. Trond JN-P S/L Williamson 03:46
7 16/08/44 Stettin JN-P F/S Smith 08:22
8 18/08/44 Bremen JN-P F/S Smith 05:52
9 25/08/44 Russelsheim JN-P S/L Williamson 07:58
10 26/08/44 Kiel JN-P F/O Scott 05:30
11 29/08/44 Stettin JN-P F/S Smith 09:55
12 03/09/44 The Aerodrom At Eindhoven JN-P F/S Boyer 03:19
13 05/09/44 Le Havre JN-P F/O Wood 03:39
14 10/09/44 Montivilliers JN-P F/O Wood 03:55
15 11/09/44 Kamen JN-P F/O Wood 04:30
16 17/09/44 Boulogne JN-P F/O Wood 02:52
17 17/09/44 Emmerich JN-P F/S Gordon 03:06
18 20/09/44 Calais JN-P F/O Wood 03:30
19 23/09/44 Neuss JN-P F/O Wood 03:46
20 03/10/44 West Kapelle Dyke JN-P F/O Robertson 03:13
21 05/10/44 Saarbrucken JN-P F/O Robertson 05:07
22 06/10/44 Dortmund JN-P F/O Robertson 05:54
23 07/10/44 Emmerich JN-P F/O Robertson 03:49
24 14/10/44 Duisburg Hit by flak once JN-P F/O Wood 04:41
25 19/10/44 Stuttgart JN-P F/O Wood 05:47
26 21/10/44 Flushing JN-P F/O Wood 02:54
27 23/10/44 Essen JN-P F/O Wood 04:56
28 25/10/44 Essen JN-P F/S Wood 04:01
29 28/10/44 Cologne JN-P F/O Gawith 04:19
30 30/10/44 Cologne JN-P F/O Wood 04:53
31 31/10/44 Cologne JN-P F/O Wood 04:35
32 02/11/44 Homberg Hit by flak once (AIR14/3463 Damage Reports) JN-P F/O Simpson 03:52
33 04/11/44 Solingen JN-P F/O Wood 04:33
34 15/11/44 Dortmund JN-P F/O Boyer 04:41
35 16/11/44 Heinsberg JN-P F/O Wood 03:52
36 20/11/44 Homberg JN-P F/O Wood 04:30
37 21/11/44 Homberg JN-P F/S Jones 04:20
38 23/11/44 Gelsenkirchen JN-P F/O Wood 04:41
39 28/11/44 Neuss JN-P F/O Wood 04:06
40 30/11/44 Osterfeld JN-P F/S Jones 04:02
41 08/12/44 Duisburg JN-P F/O Clement 04:34
42 11/12/44 Osterfeld JN-P F/O Clement 04:27
43 12/12/44 Witten JN-P F/O Clement 05:01
dnc 16/12/44 Siegen One of only 3 a/c recorded in the Station Form 541 as failing to reach target owing to icing and having to jettison bomb load JN-P F/O Clement 02:57
44 21/12/44 Trier JN-P F/O Clement 05:08
45 23/12/44 Trier JN-P F/O Hooper 04:28
46 27/12/44 Rheydt JN-P P/O Hooper 04:55
47 05/01/45 Ludwigshafen JN-P F/O Hooper 06:05
48 06/01/45 Neuss JN-P F/O Hooper 04:40
49 07/01/45 Munich JN-P F/O Flamank 04:38
50 11/01/45 Krefeld JN-P F/L Hannan 05:09
51 16/01/45 Wanne Eickel Attacked by a F.W. 190. The rear gunner opened fire, but no hits were observed and our aircraft suffered no damage JN-P F/S Wood 04:52
52 22/01/45 Duisburg JN-N F/S Wood 04:36
53 28/01/45 Cologne (Gremberg) JN-N F/O Stevens 05:51
54 03/02/45 Dortmund JN-N F/S Thorpe 05:01
55 09/02/45 Hohenbudburg JN-N F/S Thorpe 04:36
56 13/02/45 Dresden JN-N W/C Baigent 09:04
57 14/02/45 Chemnitz JN-N F/L Banks 08:50
58 22/02/45 Osterfeld JN-N F/O Stevens 04:55
59 26/02/45 Dortmund JN-N F/L Parker 05:34
60 27/02/45 Gelsenkirchen Listed as HK591, but only occurance in records. Designator is listed as N – my opinion is its actually HK597 JN-N F/O Stevens 05:00
61 28/02/45 Nordstern (Gelsenkirchen) JN-N F/O Woodcock 04:45
62 04/03/45 Wanne Eickel JN-N F/O Rothwell 05:55
63 05/03/45 Gelsenkirchen JN-N F/S Evenden 06:12
64 06/03/45 Salzbergen JN-N F/S Evenden 05:55
65 09/03/45 Datteln JN-N W/O Shearer 05:11
66 10/03/45 Gelsenkirchen Buer JN-N W/O Ware 05:07
67 12/03/45 Dortmund JN-N F/S Treewheela 05:56
68 17/03/45 Auguste Viktoria JN-N F/O Cleminson 05:21
69 18/03/45 Bruchstrasse JN-N P/O McLeod 05:17
70 20/03/45 Hamm JN-N W/O Opie 05:21
71 21/03/45 Munster Viaduct Flight and letter from logbook of Ron Cocking, FE with Thompson crew JN-N F/S Thompson 05:46
72 04/04/45 Meresburg JN-N W/O Treewheela 08:32
73 09/04/45 Kiel JN-N F/O Rangiuaia 06:01
74 13/04/45 Kiel JN-N W/O Treewheela 06:11
75 14/04/45 Potsdam JN-N F/S Thompson 08:28
76 18/04/45 Heligoland JN-N F/O Baynes 04:54
77 20/04/45 Regensburg JN-N F/O Woodcock 07:16
78 22/04/45 Bremen JN-N F/O Woodcock 05:14
79 01/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft JN-N F/O Woodcock 02:18
80 02/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft JN-N F/O Ware 02:24
81 10/05/45 Repatriation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt JN-N F/O Opie 06:11
82 11/05/45 Repatriation of Prisoners of War at Juvincourt JN-B F/S Hamilton 07:04
83 13/05/45 Evacuation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt AA-B F/S Fairbairn 03:46
84 23/05/45 Evacuation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt JN-N F/O Thompson 06:23
 Total Op hours 397:57