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Flight Plan: Yorkshire to Trappes 1944

June 29 2006 at 12:15 AM
Norman Hood  (Login N.Hood)
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Could someone tell me the most likely route the Halifax Squadrons of 4 Group would have flown on the Trappes (West of Paris) Operation of 2-3 June 1944. Thank you
Norman Hood

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John Neal
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June 29 2006, 4:54 AM 

Norman, my trip to Trappes was on March 6th of 1944 so I don't which route your Dad took. As I remember, it was almost due south nearly over London, but you would have to ask my Navigator, Sid Philp. Or my Pilot, Eric Hamber. But I think both have gone onto their next lives.

All I know was that I got the Target Photo that night.


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Paul (MZ924)
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Re: Flight Plan: Yorkshire to Trappes 1944

June 29 2006, 12:38 PM 

From 77 Squadron ORB
2/3.6.44 Target:- Trappes.
Route:- Base - Basingstoke - Pevensey Bay - 49.49N 00.30E - 48.55N 01.20E - Target - 48.42N 02.05E - 48.35N 02.00E - 48.40N 01.05E - 49.13N 01.00E - 49.49N 00.30E - Pevensey Bay - Basingstoke - Base.

Hope this helps.


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Marc Beestin
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April 18 2017, 2:18 PM 

if anyone has information on this operation they could share with me I would be grateful as my great uncle was involved.

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