Gloster Gladiator in 607 RAF Squadron service

29/03/40 13:40-14:45 Patrol St Amand – Valenciennes 14,000 feet; P/O Parrott.
31/03/40 17:10-17:25 Investigate one unidentified aircraft over Vitry; P/O Parrott.
31/03/40 17:55-19:10 Patrol Vitry 5,000 feet; P/O Parrott.
607 Squadron
Usworth, December 1938 to October 1939. Acklington, October 1939 to November 1939. Croydon, November 1939. France, December 1939 to March 1940.
Code letters: "LW", changed to "AF" in September 1939.
Serials Code Arrival Note Departure
K6137 AF-Z 21/07/39 From 72 Sq. 03/01/40 09:30-09:50 Patrol. Operating from Vitry; F/O Gore.
12/01/40 09:30-10:45 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Pumphrey.
13/01/40 11:30-11:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). “Alerte” over Calais. Investigating; F/O Hawkes.
13/01/40 14:30-16:05 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; S/L Smith.
07/02/40 Engine cut after take-off; overshot forced landing into hedge near St. Inglevert; F/O Craig unhurt.
Wreck to 2 ASP and SOC.
K6147 AF-E 30/12/38 From 25 Sq. 03/03/40 16:25-17:15 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet. Investigating unidentified aircraft; P/O Forster.
04/03/40 06:35-07:45 Patrol Arras – Douai 20,000 feet; F/O Irving.
07/03/40 07:00-08:15 Patrol Douai – Arras below cloud base; F/O Gore.
16/03/40 To 2 ASP
29/04/40 To 21 Aircraft Depot
16/05/40 To 4 MU
25/08/40 To 8 MU
15/09/40 Dispersed to Watchfield.
11/10/40 To 8 MU
20/02/41 To 52 MU
27/03/41 To Middle East.
19/06/41 To 107 MU
To 261 Sq.
K6149   05/01/39 From 25 Sq. 26/02/39 Engine cut and tyre burst in forced landing at Shildon, Co. Durham.
Aircraft repaired and returned to the Squadron.
03/03/40 15:05-16:05 Patrol Douai – Lille area, 25,000 feet; F/O Thompson.
12/03/40 06:35-07:40 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Thompson.
18/03/40 11:30-13:05 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet; F/O Thompson.
20/03/40 18:25-16:30 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Thompson.
03/05/40 To 1 Repair and Servicing Unit.
09/05/40 To 8 MU.
30/05/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K7898 AF-R 21/07/39 From 72 Sq. 12/01/40 14:55-16:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Plinston.
13/01/40 12:50-14:35 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Dixon.
14/01/40 12:30-13:40 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Plinston.
15/01/40 08:00-08:40 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Thompson.
16/01/40 13:30-14:45 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Plinston.
18/01/40 15:45-15:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Plinston.
04/03/40 06:35-07:45 Patrol Arras – Douai 20,000 feet; F/L Kayll.
04/03/40 18:10-18:30 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; F/L Kayll.
11/03/40 16:25-18:15 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/L Kayll.
17/03/40 06:50-08:30 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O W. E. Gore.
18/03/40 10:50-11:45 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet; F/O Plinston.
18/03/40 16:25-17:45 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O W. E. Gore.
25/03/40 15:10-15:25 Investigating doubtful aircraft over Vitry; F/O Blackadder.
25/03/40 16:45-16:55 Investigating doubtful aircraft over Vitry; P/O Forster.
29/03/40 09:45-10:55 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/O Blackadder.
31/03/40 15:15-15:50 Patrol Vitry 5,000 feet; F/O W. E. Gore.
31/03/40 17:10-17:25 Investigate one unidentified aircraft over Vitry; F/O W. E. Gore.
31/03/40 17:55-18:50 Patrol Vitry 5,000 feet; F/O W. E. Gore. Force landed near Vitry-en-Artois with engine seized. Aircraft repairable; F/O Gore unhurt.
03/05/40 To 1 RSU.
09/05/40 To 9 MU.
19/06/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K7931   30/11/39 From 603 Sq. 13/01/40 10:55-11:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). Suspect enemy aircraft; F/O Stewart.
14/01/40 12:30-13:40 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Bazin.
03/03/40 15:05-15:30 Patrol Douai – Lille area, 25,000 feet; F/O Bazin.
04/03/40 07:50-09:40 Patrol Lens – Cambrai 20,000 feet; F/L Sample.
04/03/40 16:35-17:05 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; F/O Bazin.
08/03/40 06:45-08:20 Patrol Arras – Albert 15,000 feet; F/O Craig.
08/03/40 10:45-12:00 Patrol Vitry 25,000 feet; F/O Craig.
08/03/40 15:55-17:25 Patrol Douai – Arras 20,000 feet; F/L Sample.
No further trace.
K7965   From 263 Sq.
04/11/39 To 27 MU.
15/11/39 To 24 MU.
15/03/40 To 607 Sq.
  02/05/40 To 1 RSU.
11/05/40 To 24 MU.
10/06/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K7967 AF-L 12/12/38 From 87 Sq. 11/01/40 14:50-16:10 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Stewart.
04/03/40 07:50-09:40 Patrol Lens – Cambrai 20,000 feet; F/O Craig.
16/03/40 06:45-08:00 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Craig.
22/03/40 04:50-06:25 Patrol Douai 5,000 feet; F/O Craig.
22/03/40 10:10-11:10 Patrol Vitry 8,000 feet; F/O Bowen.
22/03/40 16:25-17:30 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet; F/O Craig.
24/03/40 11:00-12:20 Patrol Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/O Craig.
24/03/40 14:25-15:55 Patrol Arras 15,000 feet; F/O Humpherson.
25/03/40 09:40-10:55 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; F/O Craig.
26/03/40 Lost bearing in bad weather and overturned in forced landing at Athies, near Mons-en-Chaussιe; F/O Craig unhurt.
28/03/40 Wreck to 2 ASP and SOC.
K7980   12/12/38 From 87 Sq.   30/11/39 At Usworth Station Flight.
K7982   10/01/39 From 25 Sq. 05/01/40 10:05-10:30 Patrol. Operating from Vitry; F/O Humpherson.
11/01/40 14:50-16:10 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/L Fiddler.
12/01/40 12:30-14:15 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/L Fiddler.
13/01/40 10:55-11:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). Suspect enemy aircraft; P/O Whitty.
14/01/40 11:40-13:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; P/O Whitty.
20/01/40 07:25-08:40 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; P/O Whitty.
28/01/40 12:30-13:30 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; P/O Whitty.
12/03/40 07:35-08:05 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; P/O Whitty.
12/03/40 12:40-13:00 Patrol Vitry below cloud base; F/O Craig.
16/03/40 12:20-13:20 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Humpherson.
22/03/40 10:10-11:10 Patrol Vitry 8,000 feet; F/O Humpherson.
29/03/40 11:25-12:45 Patrol St Amand – Conde; F/O Craig.
02/05/40 To 1 RSU.
07/05/40 To 8 MU.
12/06/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K7983 AF-D 30/12/39 From 25 Sq. 12/01/40 12:05-12:30 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). Investigating unidentified aircraft; S/L Smith.
13/01/40 14:30-16:05 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Thompson.
31/03/40 15:20-15:50 Patrol Vitry 5,000 feet; F/O Plinston.
02/05/40 To 1 RSU.
07/05/40 To 8 MU.
17/06/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K7988 AF-H 12/01/39 From 25 Sq. 12/01/40 09:30-10:45 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; P/O Dixon.
12/01/40 12:45-13:10 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). Investigating unidentified aircraft; P/O Dixon.
13/01/40 14:30-16:05 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Hawkes.
15/01/40 12:15-14:05 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Dixon.
18/01/40 15:45-15:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Stewart.
28/01/40 12:15-13:30 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Blackadder.
04/03/40 15:10-16:30 Patrol Albert – Arras. 1 aircraft 15,000 feet, 1 aircraft 20,000 feet and 1 aircraft 25,000 feet; P/O Forster.
07/03/40 07:00-08:15 Patrol Douai – Arras below cloud base; P/O Parrott.
12/03/40 08:25-09:50 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; P/O H. P. J. Radcliffe.
12/03/40 11:35-12:45 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; P/O Forster.
20/03/40 09:30-10:35 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; P/O Forster.
22/03/40 04:55-06:40 Patrol Denam 5,000 feet; P/O Forster.
22/03/40 08:55-09:45 Patrol Vitry 25,000 feet; P/O H. P. J. Radcliffe.
23/03/40 17:20-17:50 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O N. S. Graeme.
25/03/40 15:10-15:25 Investigating doubtful aircraft over Vitry; P/O Forster.
27/03/40 17:40-18:30 Patrol Vitry 30,000 feet; P/O Parrott.
29/03/40 09:45-10:55 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/O Pumphrey.
29/03/40 13:40-14:45 Patrol St Amand – Valenciennes 14,000 feet; F/O Gore.
05/05/40 To 6 MU.
25/05/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K7989 AF-G 12/01/39 From 25 Sq. 11/01/40 10:35-12:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Hawkes.
12/01/40 09:30-10:45 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; S/L Smith.
12/01/40 14:55-16:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Thompson.
13/01/40 12:50-14:35 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Pumphrey.
15/01/40 15:40-15:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Pumphrey.
16/01/40 13:30-14:45 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Pumphrey.
18/01/40 15:45-15:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Hawkes.
03/03/40 16:25-17:15 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet. Investigating unidentified aircraft; F/O Pumphrey.
04/03/40 06:35-07:45 Patrol Arras – Douai 20,000 feet; F/O Pumphrey.
04/03/40 15:10-16:30 Patrol Albert – Arras. 1 aircraft 15,000 feet, 1 aircraft 20,000 feet and 1 aircraft 25,000 feet; F/O Pumphrey.
04/03/40 18:10-18:30 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; F/O Pumphrey.
07/03/40 07:00-08:15 Patrol Douai – Arras below cloud base; F/O Dixon.
11/03/40 14:20-15:55 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/O Gore.
12/03/40 09:30-10:35 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Dixon.
15/03/40 09:05-10:20 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; P/O Parrott.
16/03/40 04:55-06:45 Patrol Douai 10,000 feet; F/O Gore.
16/03/40 08:35-09:35 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Pumphrey.
21/03/40 06:20-06:50 Patrol Denam 3,000 feet; S/L Smith.
24/03/40 09:00-10:55 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; P/O H. P. J. Radcliffe.
25/03/40 15:10-15:25 Investigating doubtful aircraft over Vitry; P/O Parrott.
27/03/40 17:40-18:30 (typo?) Patrol Vitry 30,000 feet; F/O Gore.
27/03/40 17:40-18:30 (typo?) Patrol Vitry 30,000 feet; F/O Pumphrey.
31/03/40 15:20-15:50 Patrol Vitry 5,000 feet; F/O Pumphrey.
31/03/40 17:10-17:25 Investigate one unidentified aircraft over Vitry; F/O Pumphrey.
05/05/40 To 6 MU.
25/05/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K7992 AF-W 05/01/39 From 25 Sq. 02/09/39 Flew into ground in black-out. Undercarriage collapsed in forced landing at Usworth.
ROS.
30/11/39 At Usworth Station Flight.
K7995 AF-O 05/01/39 From 25 Sq. 17/10/39 12:45 Scramble 1 Do18 shared destroyed; F/L Sample.
05/01/40 10:05-10:30 Patrol. Operating from Vitry; F/L Sample.
11/01/40 14:50-16:10 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/L Sample.
12/01/40 12:30-14:15 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/L Sample.
13/01/40 10:55-11:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). Suspect enemy aircraft; F/L Sample.
14/01/40 11:40-13:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/L Sample.
15/01/40 08:00-08:40 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Bazin.
18/01/40 14:45-15:30 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Bazin.
28/01/40 12:30-13:30 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Bazin.
04/03/40 15:10-16:30 Patrol Albert – Arras. 1 aircraft 15,000 feet, 1 aircraft 20,000 feet and 1 aircraft 25,000 feet; F/L Kayll.
08/03/40 06:45-08:20 Patrol Arras – Albert 15,000 feet; F/L Sample.
08/03/40 10:45-12:20 Patrol Vitry 25,000 feet; F/L Sample.
16/03/40 05:15-07:05 Patrol Denam 10,000 feet; F/L Sample.
18/03/40 15:35-16:50 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/L Sample.
21/03/40 05:00-06:40 Patrol Douai 3,000 feet; F/L Sample.
22/03/40 09:20-10:30 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; F/L Sample.
24/03/40 17:50-19:15 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/L Sample.
27/03/40 17:35-18:25 Patrol Vitry 30,000 feet; F/L Sample.
29/03/40 08:30-09:55 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/L Sample.
29/03/40 11:25-12:45 Patrol St Amand – Conde; F/L Sample.
29/03/40 13:25-14:30 Intercept raid x 52 25,000 feet; F/L Sample.
05/05/40 To 6 MU.
25/05/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K7996   10/01/39 From 25 Sq. 12/03/40 10:35-11:05 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O N. S. Graeme.
18/03/40 18:30-19:00 Patrol Vitry Below cloud base; P/O Whitty.
26/03/40 Night flying practice. Abandoned near Courcelles-les-Lens when unable to land due to fog; P/O Whitty baled out unhurt.
Wreck to 2 ASP.
28/03/40 SOC.
K7997   13/02/39 From 25 Sq. 29/10/39 Stalled and spun into ground 5m W of Acklington; F/O Alan Otho Glover KIFA.  
K7998 AF-B 13/02/39 Wreck from 25 Sq. 24/03/40 12:25-13:35 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/L Sample.
Totally 238.25 hrs.
K7999   05/01/39 From 25 Sq. 03/03/40 15:05-16:05 Patrol Douai – Lille area, 25,000 feet; F/O Bowen.
04/03/40 07:50-09:40 Patrol Lens – Cambrai 20,000 feet; F/O Bowen.
08/03/40 06:45-08:20 Patrol Arras – Albert 15,000 feet; P/O Whitty.
08/03/40 10:45-12:20 Patrol Vitry 25,000 feet; P/O Whitty.
18/03/40 12:25-13:35 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet; F/O Hawkes.
24/03/40 07:50-09:00 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; F/O Bowen.
24/03/40 10:35-12:20 Patrol Douai – Orchies 15,000 feet; P/O Whitty.
24/03/40 16:45-17:55 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; P/O Whitty.
25/03/40 11:20-12:40 Patrol Orchies – St. Amand; F/O Humpherson.
27/03/40 10:05-10:30 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Hawkes.
27/03/40 14:30-14:50 Patrol Vitry 6,000 feet Investigate [unreadable]; F/O Hawkes.
27/03/40 17:35-18:25 Patrol Vitry 30,000 feet; F/O Hawkes.
29/03/40 13:25-14:30 Intercept raid x 52 25,000 feet; F/O Craig.
29/03/40 15:40-16:45 Patrol Arras – Amiens Below cloud base; F/O Bowen.
03/05/40 To 1 RSU.
11/05/40 To 24 MU.
28/05/40 To Gosport Station Flight.
K8000 AF-F 02/01/39 From 65 Sq. 12/01/40 09:45-11:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). investigating unidentified aircraft; F/O Blackadder.
12/01/40 14:55-16:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; P/O Whitty.
13/01/40 11:30-11:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). Suspect enemy aircraft; F/O Thompson.
13/01/40 12:50-14:35 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Blackadder.
15/01/40 12:15-14:05 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Blackadder.
16/01/40 13:30-14:45 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Blackadder.
18/01/40 14:45-15:30 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; P/O Whitty.
20/01/40 07:50-08:40 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; S/L Smith.
03/03/40 16:25-17:15 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet. Investigating unidentified aircraft; F/O Blackadder.
16/03/40 11:30-12:30 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Blackadder.
18/03/40 09:35-10:30 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet; F/O Blackadder.
20/03/40 05:25-06:55 Patrol Douai 3,000 feet; F/O Blackadder.
22/03/40 08:55-09:45 Patrol Vitry 25,000 feet; F/O Blackadder.
23/03/40 17:20-17:50 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Gore.
24/03/40 09:00-10:55 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; F/O N. S. Graeme.
24/03/40 10:55 Training flight over Vitry-en-Artois. Crashed following mid-air collision with K8030; P/O Harry Peter Joseph Radcliffe (RAF no. 90293) KIFA.
25/03/40 Wreck to 2 ASP.
31/03/40 SOC.
K8020   30/12/38 From 25 Sq. 13/04/39 Skidded on landing into hedge at Usworth.
ROS.
30/11/39 At Usworth Station Flight.
K8026 AF-L 13/02/39 From 87 Sq. 17/10/39 12:40- Scramble 1 Do18 shared destroyed; P/O Whitty.
16/03/40 10:25-11:55 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; P/O Whitty.
22/03/40 10:10-11:10 Patrol Vitry 8,000 feet; F/O Hawkes.
24/03/40 15:50-17:10 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/O Hawkes.
27/03/40 14:30-14:50 (typo?) Patrol Vitry 6,000 feet Investigate [unreadable]; F/L Sample.
27/03/40 14:30-14:50 (typo?) Patrol Vitry 6,000 feet Investigate [unreadable]; F/O Humpherson.
27/03/40 17:35-18:25 Patrol Vitry 30,000 feet; F/O Humpherson.
29/03/40 08:30-09:55 Patrol Arras – Bapaume 15,000 feet; F/O Hawkes.
29/03/40 13:25-14:30 Intercept raid x 52 25,000 feet; F/O Hawkes.
29/03/40 15:40-16:45 Patrol Arras – Amiens Below cloud base; P/O Whitty.
05/05/40 To 6 MU.
30/07/40 To 13 Group Communication Flight.
K8027   03/01/39 From 87 Sq.   30/11/39 At Usworth Station Flight.
K8030 AF-B 30/12/38 From 25 Sq. 08/01/39 1 flight by F/O Craig.
11/01/40 10:35-12:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Thompson.
14/01/40 11:40-13:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/L Fiddler.
15/01/40 12:15-14:05 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Fiddler.
15/01/40 15:40-15:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Bowen.
18/01/40 14:45-15:30 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/L Fiddler.
28/01/40 14:05-14:35 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Thompson.
16/03/40 13:30-15:05 Patrol Vitry 20,000 feet; P/O H. P. J. Radcliffe.
18/03/40 14:30-15:35 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; P/O Parrott.
23/03/40 17:20-17:50 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Pumphrey.
24/03/40 10:55 Training flight over Vitry-en-Artois. Crashed following mid-air collision with K8000; F/O Nigel Stuart Graeme (RAF no. 90254) KIFA.
25/03/40 Wreck to 2 ASP.
31/03/40 SOC.
K6139 (?)     Typo?
This aircraft was used by 72 Sq.. Destroyed 29/06/38.
12/01/40 12:45-13:10 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). Investigating unidentified aircraft; F/O Pumphrey.
14/01/40 12:30-13:40 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Bowen.
15/01/40 15:40-15:55 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Stewart.
20/03/40 14:45-15:40 Patrol Vitry 10,000 feet; F/O Plinston.
22/03/40 08:55-09:45 Patrol Vitry 25,000 feet; F/O N. S. Graeme.
24/03/40 09:00-10:55 Patrol Vitry 15,000 feet; F/O Gore.
 
K7895 (?)     Typo?
This aircraft was used by 112 Sq. in the M.E.
11/01/40 10:35-12:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Plinston.
12/01/40 14:55-16:00 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘C’ line patrol; F/O Plinston.
 
K7981 (?)     Typo?
This aircraft was used by 1597M at 6 School of Target towing.
12/01/40 12:30-14:15 Patrol. Operating from St. Inglevert (G.7970). ‘A’ line patrol; F/O Bowen.
 
K79??     05/01/40 10:05-10:30 Patrol. Operating from Vitry; P/O Whitty.
 
?     15/12/39 Ran into a dugout on landing at Douai and damaged propeller. Aircraft repairable; F/O Irving unhurt.  
?     05/01/40 Affiliation exercise with Lysanders. Tailwheel broken in landing at Mons-en-Chaussιe. Aircraft repairable; F/O Craig unhurt.
Two other squadron aircraft were similarly damaged during these exercises at Pιronne.
 

Gloster Gladiator in Commonwealth squadron service






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