On Saturday, 30 May 1942, (a part of) the aircraft of the 49 CF squadron (RAF), took off for a mission to Koln in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near Scampton.
One of the crew members was Flight Sergeant D Block. He departed for his mission at 23:00.
He flew with a Manchester (type I, with serial L7429 and code EA-). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Sunday, 31 May 1942.
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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