Flight of Spitfire IX ML295 and Flying Officer H W Kramer on 1944-07-30
On 1944-07-30, Pilot H W Kramer (Flying Officer, RAF) with servicenumber J18965 flew a Spitfire IX with serial ML295 for this duty: Recce. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: Shot down by Flak in Caen. Succesfully crash landed and was assisted by French civilians. Captured by the Germans on 20/08/1944. Rescued by Polish Armour and returned to the UK 28/08/1944. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 411. The location for the map is Caen, France. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Kramer: he evaded. There is no commemoration location known.
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