On Sunday, 18 March 1945, (a part of) the aircraft of the 420 squadron (RCAF), took off for a mission to Witten in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near Tholthorpe.
One of the crew members was Flight Sergeant A H Butler RCAF. He departed for his mission at 00:25.
He flew with a Handley Page Halifax (type III, with serial MZ910 and code PT-Q). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Monday, 19 March 1945.
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.
This record can also be found on the maps of Back to Normandy with Google coordinates. You can find the maps by clicking on this link on this location.
There are several possibilities in investigating the flight records on Back to Normandy. All the flights are plotted on maps, sorted " day by day", "by squadron", "by type aircraft", "by year or month", "by location" and much more! Don't miss this!!!
If you have any information that you want to share, please add your comment at the bottom of this record. Or sent your information to
Your photos and your information are very welcome! The young do care and with your help we keep up the good work.