Night: Minelaying off east and south-east coasts.
Weather: Generally cloudy with fairly strong winds. Cloud ceiling 3,000 – 5,000 ft.
At about 0630 hours, Hurricanes of No. 85 Squadron intercepted and shot down a Do 17 of III/KG 3. The Dornier was spotting a convoy east of Lowestoft.
Airmen: 9 | Aircraft: 6
Airmen: 1 | Aircraft: 6
Hurricane N2456, No. 17 Squadron. Aircraft destroyed.
P/O H.W.A Britton. Killed. Crashed after taking off from Debden and burnt out.
- Hawker Hurricane Mk I flown by Sgt G ‘Sammy’ Allard of No. 85 Squadron, July 1940. © IWM (HU 104492)