2 Sqn carry out bombing raid on roads south of Boulogne

Aircraft Type and No. Crew. Duty. Time Up. Time Down. Details of Sortie or Flight. References
Lysander F/Lt. P.F. EDINGER
CPL. CHADWICK
Dive Bombing 1950 2040 Bombing raid on roads south of BOULOGNE.
Lysander P/O. M.L.HENDERSON
P/O.V.R[?]. KELLY (AG)
-ditto- 19.45 Bombing raid on roads south of BOULOGNE. Aircraft had failed to return.
Lysander P/O. G.GRANT GOVAN
LAC.JONES
-ditto- 1930 2015 Bombing raid on roads south of BOULOGNE. Bombs failed to release, until shock caused by landing, when they exploded, LAC. JONES., killed, Pilot wounded.
Lysander P/O. B.W. SMITHERS
CPL. BOVINGTON
-ditto- 2?00 2050 Bombing raid on roads south of BOULOGNE
Lysander P/O. B.K.THOMAS
LAC. JORDAN
-ditto- 1950 2035 Bombing raid on roads south of BOULOGNE, Pilot injured by shrapnel in left hand.

(AIR 27/19/10)

OPERATIONS RECORD BOOK of (Unit or Formation) No. 2 Squadron RAF

PlaceDateTimeSummary of EventsReferences to Appendices
BEKESBOURNE 22.5.40. 6 Aircraft took part in a bombing raid on Roads South of BOULOGNE The crews being:-
F/Lt. P.F. EDINGER - Cpl. CHADWICK - P/O. M.L.G. HEDERSON & P/O. V.B. KELLY - P/O. E.L. WOOLDRIDGE & LAC. JORDAN.
P/O. L.L.G. HENDERSON & P/O. V.B. KELLY failed to return from this flight.
3 bombs failed from to release from P/O. G. GRANT GOVANS aircraft. The shock of landing released the bombs from their racks and they exploded beneath the airframe LAC. JONES was killed by this explosion, andthe airframe badly damaged. P/O. E.L. WOODRIDGE was was slightly wounded in the left hand.

(AIR 27/9/19)

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