ORB 50 Sqdn Hampden AD834

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  1. dan35

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    I search the ORB April 24, 1941. Hampden AD834. Coded VN-?.
    Gardening Mission. Loss at Loudeac.
     
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    Thank you for your answers. I got the ORB 24/04.
     
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    My Grandfather was on this flight, Navigator J E Martin.Gardening mission LaRochelle unable to hit target due to poor visibility, diverted to L'orient, munitions laid. Engine failure. Bailout at approx 2000 ft Broke his leg on landing, taken POW. 2 crew Killed on impact, buried locally I believe, which must have been heartbreaking for my Grandfather. Pilot evaded capture but was lost on a rescue mission later in the war.
     
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