Handley Page HP52 Hampden Tregde, Vest-Agder

50 Squadron RAF Bomber Command serial L4083 codeVN-T 12.04 1940

Shot down by Bf.109E of II./JG 77 and crash-landed into the sea at village Tregde. F/O M.W.Donaldson PoW and P/O F.D.Middleton PoW, both Canadians. Sgt. John Greet KIA, buried at Mandal Cemetery. Cpl. Alexander Campell Henry Inj, PoW.

83 bombers of 50.Sqdn. and 44.Sqdn. took part in this raid on German shipping reported in Kristiansand Harbour. Six bombers were lost with thirteen crew members dead or missing.

The RAF crew were rescued by fishermen who rowed out from Tregde
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