On Saturday, 30 May 1942, (a part of) the aircraft of the 12 squadron (RAF), took off for a mission to Koln in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near Binbrook.
One of the crew members was Flight Lieutenant A B Payne DFC. He departed for his mission at 22:42.
He flew with a Vickers Wellington (type II, with serial W5361 and code PH-C). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Sunday, 31 May 1942.
Read more about this record by Kieran McGeown (The front gunner W.J.O’Callaghan (981131) was my uncle and my mother’s only brother.): http://www.crash40-45.nl/museum_uk/start.htm
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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