David Dancy

Story of a Flight Engineer

 

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JANUARY 1944 - 218 Squadron, "B" Flight, Downham Market, Stirling Mk 3

Date Hour Aircraft Type and No. Pilot Duty REMARKS

(including results of bombing, gunnery, exercises, etc.

Flying Times
Day Night
Jan 2 14:55 EH923 F/O BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER AIR TEST 1:00  
Jan 4 11:20 LJ472 F/O BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER LOCAL BOMBING & AIR TO SEA FIRING 1:35  
Jan 5 01:45 LJ472 F/O BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER "OPERATIONS" - "SPECIAL TARGET" "SHOT UP" OVER FRANCE, RETURN TO BASE ON 3 ENGINES. (BOMBING)   4:05
Jan 6 16:30 EF504 F/O BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER "MINING OPERATION" - OFF ST JEAN DE LUZ - DIVERTED PREDANNACK   8:10
Jan 7 12:37 EF504 F/O BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER RETURNED FROM PREDANNACK 1:50  
Jan 9 11:30 LJ452 F/O BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER AIR TEST 1:00  
Jan 14 10:50 LJ472 F/LT BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER LOCAL BOMBING 1:00  
Jan 14 17:45 LJ472 F/LT BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER "OPERATIONS" - "SPECIAL TARGET" (BOMBING)   3:40
Jan 19 11:00 LJ472 F/LT BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER AIR TEST 0:20  
Jan 21 20:25 EH940 F/LT BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER "OPERATIONS" - "SPECIAL TARGET" "ENGINE TROUBLE" RETURN TO BASE ON 3 ENGINES (BOMBING)   3:10
Jan 25 14:45 LJ472 F/LT BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER AIR TEST 1:10  
Jan 26 21:35 LJ472 F/LT BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER "OPERATIONS" - "SPECIAL TARGET" (BOMBING)   3:25
Jan 27 18:20 LJ472 F/LT BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER "MINING OPERATION" - OFF HELIGOLAND BIGHT   4:20
Jan 28 18:15 EE899 F/LT BRENTNALL FLIGHT ENGINEER "MINING OPERATION" - SECONDRY TARGET - OFF SYLT. "VERY SEVERE ICING". FEATHERED PORT INNER   5:30

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