On Friday, 16 April 1943, (a part of) the aircraft of the 408 squadron (RCAF), took off for a mission to Plzen in Czech Republic from a station (airfield) in or near Leeming.
One of the crew members was R117684 Flight Sergeant L G Haines RCAF. He departed for his mission at 20:57.
He flew with a Handley Page Halifax (type II, with serial BB343 and code EQ-X). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Saturday, 17 April 1943.
Information about aircraft who did not return from this mission can be found here. Information about the other crew members on this flight can be found at this website (Aircrew Remembered). This website also provides the flight information for this record.
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