On Sunday, 11 August 1940, (a part of) the aircraft of the 49 squadron (RAF), took off for a mission to Dortmund in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near Scampton.
One of the crew members was Pilot Officer R F Gower. He departed for his mission at an unknown time.
He flew with a Hampden (type I, with serial L4036 and code EA-R). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Monday, 12 August 1940.
Information about aircraft who did not return from this mission can be found here. Information about the other crew members on this flight can be found at this website (Aircrew Remembered). This website also provides the flight information for this record.
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