>

 

 

                                               S E C R E T.

From: - R.A.F. Station, Castle Camps.

To: -     H.Q.F.C (2) H.Q No 11 Group (2) S.I.O. North Weald (1)
            S.I.O. Hundston (1) 29 Sqdn. (1) 151 Sqdn. (1) S.I.O. Manston (1)
            406 Sqdn. (1) 100 Group (1) S.I.O. Swannington (1) Castle Camps (4).

307 (P) Squadron FINAL NIGHT INTRUDER REPORT 3/4 FEB. 1945.

HIGH LEVEL PATROL TO 5120 N. 0700 E.

                    1 Mosquito XX/A.I.X. (W/O. Pawlikowski (P) W/O. Drewelus (N)) airborne Castle Camps 1741 hrs. Crossed out Felixstowe 1802 hrs. at 12,000 ft. Reached West Schouwen at 1824 hrs. and decided to return to base swing to engine trouble. Crossed in at Felixatowe at 1850 hrs. at 12,000 ft. and landed base 1905 hrs.

Weather: - Dow haze up to 3,000 ft. Clear above.

HIGH LEVEL PATROL TO 51 50 N. 0805

                   1 Mosquito XX/A.I.X. (F/Sgt. Rochminski (P) W/O. Tulinski (N)) airborne Castle Camps 1756 hrs. Returned owing technical trouble. Landed Great Ashford 1940 hrs.

HIGH LEVEL PATROL TO 5115 N. 0630 E.

                     1 Mosquito XX/A.I.X. (F/O. Krahelski (P) Stg. Haranowski (N)) airborne Castle Camps at 1745 hrs. Crossed out at Felixstowe at 1758 hrs. at 10,000 ft. and at 1820 hrs. crossed in at Schouwen at 18,000 ft. Reached patrol area at 1843 hrs. and patrolled at 10,000 ft. At 1915 hrs. a fleeting contact at 3 miles range dead ahead and well was obtained. S/Ls and5 bursts of heavy accurate flak was experienced in the Munchen Gladbach area. One s/l successfully engaged our a/c. momentarily. Left patrol area at 1936 hrs. and crossed out at Nieuwe Glais 2004 hrs. In at Felixstowe 2027 hrs. 10,000 ft. and landed base 2045 hrs.

             Weather: - Small patches of cumulus at 4/5,000 ft. Clear above.
                          Visibility good. Low haze and some high straits at 
      16,00 ft. Over North sea on return.

HIGH LEVEL PATROL TO 52 44 N. 04 37 E.

                     1 Mosquito XX/A.I.X. (W/O. Pijananowski (P) F/Stg. Dumanski (N)) airborne 1823 hrs. Out English coast at Felixstonwe 1835 hrs. In enemy coast Egmond 1903 hrs. White occulting beacon 15 miles to starboard flashing C at 1906 hrs. Several bursts heavy flak N. of Zwolle at 1920 hrs. approx. On target 1931 hrs. Set course for base. At 1935 hrs. a few bursts heavy accurate flak near Loningen. Searchlights sweeping N.W. to S.E. near Schokland on E. coast of Zuider Zee. Out enemy coast Egmond 2004 hrs. In English coast Felixstowe 2040 hrs. Landed base 2056 hrs.

Weather: - Clear. Visibility good. Some patches atto-cumulus at 10,000 ft.

HIGH LEVEL PATROL TO 51 35 N. 08 15 E.

                   1 Mosquito XX/A.I.X. (F/O. Brochocki (P) F/O. Ptaszynski (N)) airborne Castle Camps 1758 hrs. Crossed out 1813 hrs. Aldeburgh 13,000 ft. In at 1840 hrs. Egmond 18,000 ft. Reached patrol area at 1920 hrs. and patrolled uneventfully until 2005 hrs. Grossed out 2015 hrs. North of Noordwijk Aan Zee at 18,00 ft. In at 2130 hrs. The Naze 6,000ft. Landed base 2130 hrs.

Weather: - Clear. Visibility good.