On Tuesday, 02 January 1945, (a part of) the aircraft of the 77 squadron (RAF), took off for a mission to Ludwigshafen in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near Full Sutton.
One of the crew members was Flight Sergeant C E Foster. He departed for his mission at 15:04.
He flew with a Handley Page Halifax I (type II, with serial MZ335 and code KN-R). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Wednesday, 03 January 1945.
Rod McPherson: Halifax MZ335 code KN-R (p20-Halifax losses) is wrong. From production records MZ335 was a B MkIII built by London Transport circa April 44 and not a B MkI series II as stated. These would not be flying with 77 Sqd. late in the war.
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