21st May 15:00
DH Mosquito XIII MM558 ME-E (A/I Mk.VIII)
Pilot: F/O Scott
Navigator (R): Self
NFT, CINE-GUN & A/I PRACTICE
Landed at Colerne to collect Squash balls.
COLERNE ~ BASE
PATROL – Exminster. CANOPY EXERCISE – Portland
Stooge patrol – one run as target.
13 runs over canopy – quite efficient once awake.
Generator & Lucero U/S on the way home
Also on this day, it was announced that Sqn Ldr Edward Bunting and Flt Lt Phil Reed had been awarded a Bar to their DFCs; and that Flt Lt Johnny Hall and Plt Off Jock Cairns had been awarded a DFC.