On Friday 09 January 1942, a member of the 207 Sqdn, Flight Sergeant J E Jones, took off from Bottesford in the United Kingdom. His mission is mentioned elsewhere on Back to Normandy. You can find the other details of this mission by searching here. Training and cargo flights are not seperately mentioned as a mission. The plane left at 3:54.
He flew with a Avro Manchester (type I, serial L7322, code EM-Q).
Campaign report of the USAAF:
Campaign report of the RAF:
8/9 January 1942
151 aircraft to Brest. 1 Manchester lost.
Minor Operations: 31 aircraft to Cherbourg, 5 Hampdens minelaying in the Frisians, 2 OTU sorties. 1 Wellington lost on the Cherbourg raid.
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