OPERATIONS RECORD BOOK of (Unit or Formation) XV(B) Squd
|Place||Date||Time||Summary of Events||References to Appendices|
|WYTON||22.5.40||At 1730 hrs two sections led F/O Oakeshott and F/O Trent set of to bomb the same roads and area as on the previous day. Little enemy opposition was encountered and all machines returned safely. Fighter escort was in company.|
Previous day's bombing was recorded as being near Montreuil.
DETAIL OF WORK CARRIED OUT By:XV (B) SQUADRON
|Aircraft Type and No.||Crew.||Duty.||Time Up.||Time Down.||Remarks||References|
|L8851||F/O OAKSHOTT||1735||2000||Task allotted was bombing of German armoured fighting vehicles believed to be on main roads leading from ABBEVILLE to BOULOGNE. "A" Flight did not receive this message but perchance bombed the right target. Height at which bombs were dropped 6000'feet high level pattern. All machines returned safely. P/O Henderson's A/C had been hit by an explosive shell between the leading edge and the nascelle of the of the port engine . but no serious damage resulted to either the engine or crew.|
|N 6177||P/O HENDERSON|