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Old 6th July 2022, 22:34
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Re: Late war fighter encounters

Originally Posted by Tom Semenza View Post
Bruce was close. The following is from David Hobbs The Fleet Air Arm and the War in Europe, 1939-1945:

"Two Ju 88s were detected at 0727 and Wildcats of 882 NAS were vectored to intercept them. One was engaged and damaged but the other indicated its surrender by firing a red Very light and it was escorted to an airfield in Denmark, where it landed at 0945. A further eight Ju 88s were detected at 1110 and shadowed by Wildcats as they made their way harmlessly to Oslo, where they landed."

882 was flying Wildcat VI from HMS Searcher.

Thanks Tom, brilliant! Just what I needed


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