HE397 Wellington X HD-
30th January 1943
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Air Gunner  
  F/L C J Simmonds Sgt G C Baker Sgt A George Sgt A E Rew F/S G E Watts  
  Take Off :- 11:06   Base :- RAF Leconfield Mission :- Emden
  Details :- HE397 was lost without trace.  
  36 aircraft detailed to bomb various targets in Germany with the loss of 4 Wellington's including HE397 and HE471 both 466 aircraft.  
  All are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.  
  It is possible that HE397 was shot down by a fighter from JG1, either Hptm Egon Falkensammer or Uffz Hanel.

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