Vinegrove 1-3

Group Sqn Position Vinegrove / Balance Time Altitude Position Remarks
486 D High 1-3 9:05:00 0 Take off  
486 D high 1-3 9:05:00 0   Take off
486 D high 1-3 9:30:00 9000   Buncher 22, reached ass alt
486 D high 1-3 10:05:30 9000   Buncher 22, Departed for Buncher 12
94 D Lead 1-3 10:17:00 7000 52 15N 00 46E Buncher 12
487 D Low 1-3 10:17:00 7000   Buncher 22
486 D high 1-3 10:18:00 9000   Joined C group
94 D Lead 1-3 10:21:00 7000 52 03N 00 46E Buncher 22
486 D high 1-3 10:22:00 9400   (buncher 12?) Departed Buncher 22 on Assembly
94 D Lead 1-3 10:27:00 7000 52 05N 00 16E Castle Camps
486 D high 1-3 10:27:00   52 04N 00 22E Sqn formed 2 mins earlier
94 D Lead 1-3 10:32:00 7000 52 12N 00 10E Cambridge, “S” ing to left to get proper interval
486 D high 1-3 10:32:00     2 miles north of cambridge
487 D Low 1-3 10:34:00     Cambridge
486 D high 1-3 10:37:00   52 21N 00 27E Mildenhall
487 D Low 1-3 10:37:00   52 19N 00 32E  
94 D Lead 1-3 10:40:00 7000 52 22N 00 29E Mildenhall
487 D Low 1-3 10:43:00     Buncher 12
486 D high 1-3 10:44:30   52 13N 00 45E  
487 D Low 1-3 10:44:30   52 02N 00 51E  
94 D Lead 1-3 10:45:00 7000 52 15N 00 46E 7 miles west of buncher 12
94 D Lead 1-3 10:54:00 7000 52 03N 00 46E 3 miles right of buncher 22, began climb
486 D high 1-3 10:54:30   51 59N 00 46E  
487 D Low 1-3 10:59:00     CP1, start climb
94 D Lead 1-3 11:04:00 8000 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe, 2 minutes late, 4 miles right division in good shape
486 D High 1-3 11:05:30 9400   Felixstowe, 3 1/2 Minutes late
486 D high 1-3 11:05:30     CP 1, 3 1/2 minutes late
487 D Low 1-3 11:10:00   51 45N 01 48E  
94 D Lead 1-3 11:13:00 9000 51 43N 01 33E “S” ing to stay in formation
486 D high 1-3 11:15:00 11000 51 40N 01 39E  
487 D Low 1-3 11:16:00 9000 51 36N 02 00E  
486 D high 1-3 11:22:00   51 28,5N 02 03E  
487 D Low 1-3 11:30:30 13400   CP2, Ostende
486 D high 1-3 11:32:00 13000 51 22N 02 19E  
486 D high 1-3 11:38:00   51 20N 02 34E  
487 D Low 1-3 11:42:00 14500 51 07N 03 11E  
486 D high 1-3 11:44:00 16000 51 13N 02 53E CP 2
94 D Lead 1-3 11:45:00 15000 51 12N 02 51E Control point 2, 11 minutes late
486 D high 1-3 11:49:00   51 07N 03 02E  
487 D Low 1-3 11:53:00     4R Ghent
94 D Lead 1-3 11:55:00 17500 51 02N 03 16E 2 Miles right of course
487 D Low 1-3 11:56:00 13500 50 58N 04 42E  
486 D high 1-3 12:00:00   51 00N 03 25E  
487 D Low 1-3 12:06:00   50 47N 04 17E  
94 D Lead 1-3 12:07:00 20300 50 53N 03 50E  
486 D high 1-3 12:08:00 21000 50 52N 03 55E  
487 D Low 1-3 12:12:00 17000 50 47N 04 37E  
486 D high 1-3 12:14:00   50 47N 04 18E  
487 D Low 1-3 12:23:00     CP3, fighters reported bitting group behind
486 D high 1-3 12:24:00 22000   leveled out
486 D high 1-3 12:28:00 22400 50 36N 04 50E  
487 D Low 1-3 12:29:00   50 33N 05 23E Lead aborts
94 D Lead 1-3 12:32:00 20300 control point 3  
486 D high 1-3 12:32:00     3 miles south of CP 3
487 D Low 1-3 12:35:00 22500    
486 D high 1-3 12:37:00   50 32N 05 23E Several unidentified object falling
94 D Lead 1-3 12:53:00 20300 50 20N 06 00E  
486 D high 1-3 12:56:00 22500 50 14N 06 03E  
487 D Low 1-3 12:59:00   50 11N 06 21E  
486 D high 1-3 13:04:00   50 15N 06 28E Fighter Going Down, Chute seen
487 D Low 1-3 13:12:00   50 12N 07 11E  
486 D high 1-3 13:18:30   50 11N 07 11E  
487 D Low 1-3 13:23:00   50 07N 07 40E  
486 D high 1-3 13:26:30   50 09N 08 01E  
94 D Lead 1-3 13:34:00 x 50 08N 08 05E 5 Miles North
487 D Low 1-3 13:34:00   50 10N 08 05E  
486 D high 1-3 13:37:00 20500 50 18N 08 11E  
487 D Low 1-3 13:45:00   50 22N 08 42E  
486 D high 1-3 13:50:00   50 34N 08 44E  
487 D Low 1-3 13:52:00   50 37N 09 12E  
486 D high 1-3 13:54:00   50 39N 09 20E  
487 D Low 1-3 13:59:00   50 26N 09 28E  
487 D Low 1-3 14:07:00   50 17N 09 42E IP
94 D Lead 1-3 14:10:00 x IP  
486 D high 1-3 14:10:00   50 23N 09 40E  
486 D high 1-3 14:15:00 22500 50 17N 09 42E IP Mickey out
487 D Low 1-3 14:15:00     Bombs away
487 D Low 1-3 14:20:00     RP
94 D Lead 1-3 14:20:30 x 49 57N 08 58E Target, Vis & Smokey
94 D Lead 1-3 14:24:00 x 49 48N 08 57E RP
486 D high 1-3 14:24:30   49 57N 08 58E Over target, Bombsight uncaged going to secondary
486 D high 1-3 14:28:00   49 48N 09 07E RP
486 D high 1-3 14:32:00   49 29N 09 00E  
487 D Low 1-3 14:32:30 22000 49 15N 09 03E  
94 D Lead 1-3 14:40:00 x 49 09N 08 51E  
486 D high 1-3 14:40:00     Visual run Imp. Target obscured turning to join bomber stream
486 D high 1-3 14:42:30   48 58N 08 56E Looking for targets of opportunity
487 D Low 1-3 14:45:30   48 42N 08 15E  
94 D Lead 1-3 14:47:00 x 48 43N 08 45E  
486 D high 1-3 14:47:00   48 43N 08 49E Abandoning search for target of opportunity
487 D Low 1-3 14:50:00   48 42N 08 08E  
486 D high 1-3 14:54:00   48 44N 08 15E rejoined “C” Group
487 D Low 1-3 14:57:00     CP4
94 D Lead 1-3 14:58:00 x Bischwiller letting down
486 D high 1-3 15:00:00 22500 48 45N 07 38E  
487 D Low 1-3 15:00:00 20000 48 51N 07 12E  
94 D Lead 1-3 15:02:00 x 48 45N 07 38E On course
486 D high 1-3 15:10:30   49 05N 06 49E  
487 D Low 1-3 15:11:30     Metz
486 D high 1-3 15:15:30   49 07N 06 11E  
94 D Lead 1-3 15:16:00 x Metz  
487 D Low 1-3 15:17:00   49 15N 05 45E  
487 D Low 1-3 15:28:00      
486 D high 1-3 15:30:00   49 37N 04 53E CP4, H8-J aborting
94 D Lead 1-3 15:33:00 9500 49 37N 04 53E 3 miles left of control point 4
487 D Low 1-3 15:33:30 14000 49 48N 04 37E  
94 D Lead 1-3 15:36:00 8500 Caarleyville  
486 D high 1-3 15:36:00 7500 49 44N 04 50E  
487 D Low 1-3 15:53:00 10000 50 56N 03 29E  
486 D high 1-3 15:55:00 6000 50 28N 03 54E  
486 D high 1-3 16:03:00 5300 50 50N 03 27E  
487 D Low 1-3 16:08:00      
487 D Low 1-3 16:10:00 10000   Ostende
94 D Lead 1-3 16:14:00 5000 51 12N 02 51E Ostende
486 D high 1-3 16:14:00 5300 51 13N 02 53E  
487 D Low 1-3 16:35:00 2500 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe
94 D Lead 1-3 16:39:00 3500 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe
486 D high 1-3 16:40:00 5300 51 54N 01 17E  
487 D Low 1-3 16:43:00     Base
94 D Lead 1-3 16:48:00 x par with field  
94 D Lead 1-3 16:52:00 x Over Base  
486 D high 1-3 16:53:00     base
94 D Lead 1-3 16:55:00 0 Landed  
487 D Low 1-3 13:xx:00   50 17N 08 15E