PB427

 

Air Historical Branch: Air Movement Cards

Air Historical Branch: Air Movement Cards – PB427

 

Date Target Notes Code Pilot Duration
1 25/08/44 Russelsheim AA-U F/O Aitken 08:09
2 29/08/44 Mining in the Gulf of Danzig AA-U F/O Aitken 10:15
3 31/08/44 Pont Reny Hit by flak 8 times (AC) PB427, F/S Aitken & crew received flak damage, resulting in F/O R D Mayhill, Air Bomber, suffering serious facial injuries and temporary blindness in one eye. With blood streaming down his face, he insisted on the captain making a further successful bombing attack. His injuries required hospitalization immediately on returning to base. He received an immediate award of the DFC AA-U F/O Aitken 03:24
4 20/09/44 Calais AA-U F/S Cooper 03:30
5 23/09/44 Neuss AA-U S/L Rodgers 04:00
6 26/09/44 Cap Gris Nez AA-U F/O Spain 02:34
7 03/10/44 the West Kapelle Dyke AA-U F/O Spain 03:05
8 05/10/44 Saarbrucken AA-U F/O Spain 04:50
9 06/10/44 Dortmund AA-U F/O Spain 05:25
10 07/10/44 Emmerich AA-U F/O Spain 04:00
11 14/10/44 Duisburg AA-U F/O Spain 04:00
12 14/10/44 Duisburg(2) AA-U F/O Spain 04:50
13 18/10/44 Bonn AA-U F/S Cooper 05:00
14 19/10/44 Stuttgart AA-U F/S Cooper 05:55
15 23/10/44 Essen AA-U F/O Spain 05:35
16 25/10/44 Essen AA-U F/O Spain 04:05
17 26/10/44 Leverkusen AA-U S/L Rodgers 04:20
18 30/10/44 Cologne AA-U F/O Spain 05:05
19 31/10/44 Cologne AA-U F/O Atkin 04:20
20 02/11/44 Homberg Hit by flak once AA-U F/O Spain 04:15
21 04/11/44 Solingen AA-U F/O Spain 04:40
22 05/11/44 Solingen AA-U F/O Winter 04:00
23 06/11/44 Coblenz AA-U F/O Spain 05:15
24 08/11/44 Homberg Hit by flak once AA-U F/O Spain 04:20
25 11/11/44 Castrop Rauxel AA-U P/O Sadgrove 04:20
26 15/11/44 Dortmund AA-U F/O Spain 04:45
27 16/11/44 Heinsberg AA-U F/O Gawith 03:41
28 20/11/44 Homberg AA-U F/O Sadgrove 04:31
29 21/11/44 Homberg AA-U S/L Rodgers 04:19
30 23/11/44 Gelsenkirchen AA-U F/O Sadgrove 04:46
31 27/11/44 Cologne Marshalling Yard HIt by flak 7 times AA-U F/O Spain 04:30
32 30/11/44 Osterfeld AA-U F/O Spain 04:05
33 05/12/44 Hamm Marshalling Yards AA-U F/O Spain 04:39
34 08/12/44 Duisburg AA-U F/O Spain 04:39
35 11/12/44 Osterfeld AA-U F/O Spain 03:58
36 16/12/44 Siegen AA-U F/L Barton 05:59
37 14/12/44 Sea Mining in Kattegat Area AA-U F/L Wakelin 07:40
38 21/12/44 Trier AA-U S/L Rodgers 04:39
39 27/12/44 Rheydt AA-U F/O Blewett 04:45
40 28/12/44 Gremberg M/Y at Cologne AA-U F/L Wakelin 05:20
41 29/12/44 Coblenz (Lutzel Marshalling Yard) Hit by flak once AA-U S/L Rodgers 05:05
42 31/12/44 Vohwinkel AA-U F/O Crawford 05:21
43 01/01/45 Vohwinkel AA-D S/L Wright 06:03
dnc 02/01/45 Nurnburg A/C returned early AA-U F/L McMillan 03:25
44 06/01/45 Neuss AA-U F/L Spillman 05:02
45 16/01/45 Wanne Eickel AA-U F/O Zinzan 05:11
46 22/01/45 Duisburg AA-U F/S Egglestone 04:28
47 28/01/45 Cologne (Gremberg) Hit by flak 7 tmes (AC) AA-U P/O Williams 06:02
48 14/02/45 Chemnitz AA-U F/O Egglestone 08:13
49 16/02/45 Wesel AA-U F/O Egglestone 05:15
50 18/02/45 Wesel AA-U F/O Egglestone 05:27
51 19/02/45 Wesel AA-U F/L Kilpatrick 04:54
52 22/02/45 Osterfeld AA-U F/O Egglestone 05:07
53 23/02/45 Gelsenkirchen AA-U F/L Spillman 05:47
54 25/02/45 Kamen AA-U F/O Egglestone 05:30
55 06/03/45 Wesel AA-U F/L Hannan 05:06
56 07/03/45 Dessau AA-U F/O Rothwell 08:53
57 09/03/45 Datteln AA-U F/L Plummer 05:12
58 10/03/45 Gelsenkirchen Buer AA-U F/L Plummer 04:59
59 11/03/45 Essen AA-U F/L Parker 05:11
60 17/03/45 Auguste Viktoria listed as PB427/G AA-U F/O Egglestone 05:18
61 20/03/45 Hamm listed as PB427/G AA-U W/O Ohlson 05:38
62 21/03/45 Munster Viaduct listed as PB427/G AA-U F/O Egglestone 05:46
63 27/03/45 Hamm (Sachsen) listed as PB427/G AA-U F/O Egglestone 05:20
64 29/03/45 Salzgitter listed as PB427/G AA-U F/L Taylor 06:58
65 09/04/45 Minelaying at Kiel Returned early through loss of petrol. Leakage in No.1 port tank suspected. AA-U P/O Ohlson 02:50
66 13/04/45 Minelaying at Kiel AA-U F/O Egglestone 06:25
67 14/04/45 Potsdam AA-U F/O Egglestone 08:51
68 18/04/45 Heligoland AA-U F/O Egglestone 04:55
69 20/04/45 Regensburg AA-U F/O Ohlson 05:12
70 24/04/45 Bad Oldesloe AA-U F/O Ohlson 05:48
71 30/04/45 Supply Dropping – Rotterdam AA-U F/O Ohlson 02:32
72 01/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft AA-U F/L Watson 02:19
73 02/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft AA-U F/O Ohlson 02:10
74 03/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft and the Hague AA-U F/O Scott 02:19
75 04/05/45 Supply Dropping at the Hague and Delft AA-U F/O Evenden 02:20
76 07/05/45 Supply Dropping at Delft AA-U F/O Ohlson 02:26
77 11/05/45 Repatriation of Prisoners of War at Juvincourt AA-U F/L Taylor 07:06
78 12/05/45 Evacuation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt AA-U F/O Shearer 05:06
79 13/05/45 Evacuation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt AA-U F/S Young 03:56
Total Op hours 364:40