29/x/43 – F/Sgt Chris Vlotman

29th October 16:45
DH Mosquito XII HK121 (A/I Mk.VIII)
Pilot: F/Sgt. Vlotman
Navigator (R): Self
Very poor weather

Christiaan “Chris” Vlotman was a Dutch pilot. During his time in the RAFVR, Vlotman shot down 4 enemy aircraft and was awarded the DFC in August 1944, and the Dutch DFC (Vliegerkruis) in October 1944. He ended the war as one of Holland’s top-scoring pilots. Vlotman passed away aged 96 in September 2011.


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