Saturday, August 25, 2012

Aug

25

1942

Perils of low level Mosquito bombing

Mosquito B Mark IV Series 2, DZ313, in flight shortly before delivery to No. 105 Squadron RAF at Horsham St Faith, Norfolk, as ‘GB-E.

When I awoke I was covered in branches and bits of aeroplane and there was a strong smell of petrol. I was amazed I had no injuries; not even a scratch. I must have been flung out of the top of the cockpit as Iwas right in the front with the nose of the aircraft.