Vinegrove 1-6

Group Sqn Position Vinegrove / Balance Time Altitude Position Remarks
486 A Lead 1-6 9:17:00 0 Take off  
486 A Lead 1-6 9:31:00 5500 Over Base reached assembly alt
486 A Lead 1-6 10:20:00 5500 Over Base  
486 A Lead 1-6 10:25:00 5500 52 15N 00 46E buncher 12
486 A Lead 1-6 10:31:00 5500 52 05N 00 16E Castle Camps
486 A Lead 1-6 10:36:00 5500 52 12N 00 10E Cambridge
486 A Lead 1-6 10:44:00 5500 52 22N 00 29E Mildenhall
486 A Lead 1-6 10:50:00 5500 52 15N 00 46E Buncher 12
486 A Lead 1-6 10:55:00 6000 52 03N 00 46E Buncher 22
486 A Lead 1-6 11:07:00 7500 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe
486 A Lead 1-6 11:13:00 8500 51 46N 01 47E Making “s” turn
486 A Lead 1-6 11:27:00 11000 51 43N 02 12E Making “s” turn
486 A Lead 1-6 11:32:00 12000 51 32N 02 17E Making “s” turn
486 A Lead 1-6 11:43:00 14000 51 17N 02 35E Making “s” turn
486 A Lead 1-6 11:50:00 15000 51 14N 02 54E Belgium Coast, Control point 2
486 A Lead 1-6 12:00:00 16000 50 56N 03 10E  
486 A Lead 1-6 12:06:00 16500 50 52N 03 27E  
486 A Lead 1-6 12:23:00 19500 50 44N 04 06E  
486 A Lead 1-6 12:30:00 21000 50 37N 04 42E  
486 A Lead 1-6 12:38:00 21000 50 33N 04 56E Control point 3
486 A Lead 1-6 12:50:00 21000 50 22N 05 34E flak
486 A Lead 1-6 12:56:00 21000 50 20N 05 50E flak
486 A Lead 1-6 13:01:00 21000 50 15N 06 06E  
486 A Lead 1-6 13:04:00 21000 50 10N 06 10E Plane down in flames, No chutes
486 A Lead 1-6 13:08:00 21000 50 13N 06 21E  
486 A Lead 1-6 13:12:00 21000 50 15N 06 30E Plane down in flames
486 A Lead 1-6 13:18:00 21000 50 15N 06 55E  
486 A Lead 1-6 13:38:00 21000 50 10N 08 03E  
486 A Lead 1-6 13:45:00 21000 50 39N 08 16E fighter down in flames
486 A Lead 1-6 13:50:00 21000 50 26N 08 22E? flak
486 A Lead 1-6 14:08:00 21000 50 35N 09 20E B-17 down in Flames
486 A Lead 1-6 14:15:00 21000 50 25N 09 50E  
486 A Lead 1-6 14:30:00 21000 Target No Bombs dropped
486 A Lead 1-6 14:38:00 21000 49 30N 09 00E IP
486 A Lead 1-6 14:50:00 22000 secondary Target bombs away
486 A Lead 1-6 14:54:00 21000 49 07N 08 40E  
486 A Lead 1-6 14:59:00 21000 48 45N 08 17E  
486 A Lead 1-6 15:08:00 20500 48 51N 07 22E  
486 A Lead 1-6 15:17:00 19000 49 06N 06 33E  
486 A Lead 1-6 15:28:00 18000 49 25N 05 46E  
486 A Lead 1-6 15:38:00 16000 49 38N 04 55E  
486 A Lead 1-6 15:49:00 14000 50 05N 04 07E  
486 A Lead 1-6 16:00:00 12000 50 35N 03 32E  
486 A Lead 1-6 16:16:00 8000 51 12N 02 51E Ostende, Enemy Coast
486 A Lead 1-6 16:36:00 4000 51 51N 01 40E  
486 A Lead 1-6 16:41:00 3500 51 55N 01 18E Felixstowe
486 A Lead 1-6 16:48:00 1000 base  
486 A Lead 1-6 17:22:00 0 base