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AJ-A "Apple"

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AJ-A "Apple"

Crew

PILOT
Henry Melvin YOUNG
Squadron Leader

Henry Melvin Young
DFC

NAVIGATOR
Charles Walpole ROBERTS
Flight Sergeant

Charles Walpole Roberts

BOMB AIMER
Vincent Sandford MacCAUSLAND
Flying Officer

Vincent Sandford MacCausland
(RCAF)

FLIGHT ENGINEER
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Sergeant

David Taylor Horsfall

WIRELESS OPERATOR
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Sergeant

Lawrence William Nichols

FRONT GUNNER
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Sergeant

Gordon Arthur Yeo

REAR GUNNER
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Sergeant

Wilfred Ibbotson


Mission Notes

Departed:  21:47 (16/05/43)

  • Young (AJ-A) was the fourth aircraft to attack the Mohne dam
  • His mine hit the dam wall and caused a small breach
  • AJ-A was shot down on the return leg over the Dutch coast at 02:58 (17/05/43)
  • No survivors

Returned:  Did Not Return

Mission Duration:  5 hours 11 minutes


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