On Friday 13 October 1939, a member of the 57 Sqdn, Aircraftman 1st Class T J Jervis, took off from Metz-Frescaty in the France. His mission is mentioned elsewhere on Back to Normandy. You can find the other details of this mission by searching here. Training and cargo flights are not separately mentioned as a mission. The plane left at 12:40.
He flew with a Bristol Blenheim (type IV, serial L1147, code DX-).
Campaign report of the USAAF:
Campaign report of the RAF:
Anti-shipping patrols continued in the North Sea with many sorties ending in failure having failed to locate any targets. Armed reconnaissance flights over Europe were also flown, mainly by Blenheims of No 2 Group. The loss rate as particularly high as many flights were flown by single aircraft
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