On 1942-08-19, Pilot W F Aldcorn (Flight Sergeant, RAF) with an unknown service number, flew a Spitfire Vb with serial BL587 for this duty: Recce. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: Abandoned. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 412. The location for the map is the English Channel.
Correct information by Jack Aldcorn, the son of William Ferguson Aldcorn:
On August 19, 1942, he flew air support during the raid on Dieppe. On his second flight of the day his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire. He subsequently had to bail out over the English Channel and he was rescued by a naval ship. He survived the war.
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