PB421

 

Air Historical Branch: Air Movement Cards

Air Historical Branch: Air Movement Cards – PB421

Date Target Notes Code Pilot Duration
1 16/08/44 Stettin AA-K F/O Dare 07:54
2 18/08/44 Bremen AA-K F/O Glossop 04:51
3 25/08/44 Russelsheim AA-K W/O Adolph 07:55
4 26/08/44 Kiel AA-K F/O Martyn 05:48
5 29/08/44 Mining in the Gulf of Danzig AA-K F/O Adolph 09:45
6 05/09/44 Le Havre AA-K F/L Baxter 03:46
7 06/09/44 Harqueboc Le Havre AA-K F/L Baxter 03:53
8 08/09/44 Doudenville AA-K F/O Dare 03:18
9 10/09/44 Montivilliers Listed as PB420 in Form 541, but confirmed as PB421 via John Talbot Chapman’s logbook for this Op AA-K F/L Baxter 03:57
10 11/09/44 Kamen AA-K F/L Baxter 04:27
11 12/09/44 Frankfurt AA-K F/L Baxter 06:37
12 16/09/44 Moerdijk AA-K F/L Baxter 02:35
13 17/09/44 Emmerich AA-K F/L Baxter 03:07
14 20/09/44 Calais One of two aircraft attributed on this op as PB421. Confirmed as PB421 via John Talbot Chapman’s logbook for this Op AA-K F/L Baxter 02:48
15 23/09/44 Neuss AA-K F/L Baxter 04:16
16 25/09/44 Calais AA-K F/L Baxter 03:28
17 27/09/44 Calais AA-K F/L Earl 02:47
18 29/09/44 Mining in the Kattegat Area Reg Weedon log book states “S” AA-K F/O Ford 07:10
19 03/10/44 the West Kapelle Dyke AA-K F/O Rees 03:10
20 04/10/44 Mining in the Kattegat Area AA-K F/L Baxter 07:33
21 05/10/44 Saarbrucken AA-K P/O Bright 05:48
22 14/10/44 Duisburg AA-K F/L Baxter 04:19
23 14/10/44 Duisburg(2) AA-K F/L Baxter 04:14
24 15/10/44 Mining in the Kattegat Area AA-K F/O Friedrich 05:53
25 18/10/44 Bonn AA-K F/S Tweed 04:52
26 19/10/44 Stuttgart AA-K F/L Baxter 06:43
27 21/10/44 Flushing AA-K F/L Baxter 03:04
28 23/10/44 Essen AA-K F/L Baxter 04:58
29 25/10/44 Essen AA-K F/L Baxter 04:13
30 26/10/44 Leverkusen AA-K F/L Baxter 04:12
31 29/10/44 West Kapelle AA-K F/O Cumberpatch 02:25
32 30/10/44 Wessling AA-K F/S Leadley 04:27
33 31/10/44 Bottrop AA-K F/L Baxter 04:53
34 02/11/44 Homberg Hit by flak once AA-K F/S Leadley 04:06
35 04/11/44 Solingen AA-K S/L Earl 04:22
36 05/11/44 Solingen AA-K F/O Rees 04:02
37 06/11/44 Coblenz AA-K F/O Rees 04:58
38 11/11/44 Sea Mining in Oslo Fjord A/C returned to Tain, owing to unsatisfactory weather at Base AA-K F/L Baxter 07:21
39 15/11/44 Dortmund AA-K F/L Baxter 05:05
40 16/11/44 Heinsberg AA-K F/L Baxter 03:54
41 20/11/44 Homberg AA-K F/L Baxter 04:20
42 21/11/44 Homberg AA-K F/L Baxter 04:11
43 23/11/44 Gelsenkirchen AA-K F/L Baxter 04:47
44 28/11/44 Neuss AA-K F/O Gawith 03:57
45 02/12/44 Dortmund AA-K F/O McMillan 04:35
46 08/12/44 Duisburg AA-K P/O McMillan 04:12
47 11/12/44 Osterfeld AA-K P/O Parsons 04:07
48 12/12/44 Witten AA-K P/O Parsons 04:57
49 16/12/44 Siegen AA-K P/O Parsons 06:09
50 21/12/44 Trier AA-K F/O Parsons 04:43
51 28/12/44 Gremberg M/Y at Cologne PB421, F/O Parsons & crew, experienced a failure of the port-outer engine about 20 minutes from the target. It was feathered and they went on to bomb with the others. AA-K F/O Parsons 05:14
52 02/01/45 Nurnburg AA-K F/O Parsons 07:29
53 05/01/45 Ludwigshafen AA-K P/O Parsons 05:56
54 06/01/45 Mining off Pilau AA-K P/O Parsons 09:21
55 11/01/45 Krefeld AA-K F/S O’Malley 05:17
56 16/01/45 Wanne Eickel AA-K F/L Davies 05:36
57 22/01/45 Duisburg AA-K F/O Parsons 04:20
58 28/01/45 Cologne (Gremberg) hit by flak once AA-K F/L Parsons 05:46
59 29/01/45 Krefeld M/Y AA-K F/L Parsons 05:30
60 02/02/45 Wiesbaden AA-K F/L Parsons 05:35
61 09/02/45 Hohenbudburg AA-K F/L Parsons 04:49
62 13/02/45 Dresden AA-K W/O Ware 09:07
63 14/02/45 Chemnitz AA-K F/O Stevens 08:37
64 16/02/45 Wesel AA-K F/O Layton 05:12
65 18/02/45 Wesel AA-K F/O Layton 04:58
66 22/02/45 Osterfeld AA-K F/L Parsons 04:56
67 23/02/45 Gelsenkirchen AA-K F/S Klitscher 05:36
68 25/02/45 Kamen AA-K F/L Parsons 05:20
69 26/02/45 Dortmund AA-K F/L Parsons 05:13
dnc 27/02/45 Gelsenkirchen A/C returned early owing to engine trouble AA-K F/O Adamson 04:21
70 01/03/45 Kamen AA-K W/O Opie 05:39
71 04/03/45 Wanne Eickel AA-K F/L Parsons 04:49
72 05/03/45 Gelsenkirchen AA-K F/L Parsons 05:14
73 17/03/45 Auguste Viktoria AA-K W/O Bader 05:24
74 14/04/45 Attack on Potsdam AA-P F/S Reay 08:19
75 18/04/45 Attack on Heligoland AA-P F/S Reddish 05:00
76 20/04/45 Attack on Regensburg AA-P F/S Anderson 07:31
77 22/04/45 Attack on Bremen AA-P W/O Urlich 05:15
78 24/04/45 Attack on Bad Oldesloe AA-P F/S Fairbairn 05:50
79 29/04/45 Supply Dropping in the Delf Area AA-P F/O Rangiuaia 02:30
80 01/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft AA-P F/L Stevenson 02:25
81 02/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft AA-P F/O Thompson 02:29
82 07/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft AA-P F/S Parry 02:37
83 09/05/45 Repatriation of Prisoners of War AA-P F/L Peryer 05:25
84 11/05/45 Repatriation of Prisoners of War at Juvincourt AA-P F/O Woodcock 06:16
85 12/05/45 Evacuation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt AA-P F/O Shaw 05:02
86 13/05/45 Evacuation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt AA-P F/S Anderson 03:43
87 15/05/45 Repatriation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt AA-P F/O Bader 05:54
Total Op hours 412:56