On Friday, 19 November 1943, (a part of) the aircraft of the 434 squadron (RCAF), took off for a mission to Leverkusen in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near Tholthorpe.
One of the crew members was Flight Sergeant R H Gairns RCAF. He departed for his mission at 16:38.
He flew with a Handley Page Halifax (type V, with serial EB254 and code IP-D). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Saturday, 20 November 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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