18 September, 1943
Horsa shot down by Oblt Dieter Meister, 13./KG 40, 45.50N, 10.50W, (340 kms WSW Cap Finistere) 1207 hrs (shared by Oblt Horst Horstmann, Lt Knud Gmelin & Uffz Heinz Hommel.
Horsa HS102 which was towed by Halifax DG396/QQ of 295 Sqn (Fg Off A G Norman). Lt J R Prout, Sgt P B Hill & Sgt H Flynn, rescued.
Bloody Biscay The story of the Luftwaffe's only long-range maritime fighter unit, V Gruppe/ Kampfgeschwader 40, and its adversaries 1942-1944.
p.217 (see also pp.106-114)
(The above is the 1st edition, 2nd ed. reprint might contain additional material).
Arthur Gordon 'Gerry' NORMAN (and crew - click on crew name) No.644 Sqn Ops.
and crew photo: