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Victory 05

Event ID: 133

16 October 1916

50.064750148436424, 2.9926898601962284
Near Ytres

Source ID: 13

Under the guns of the Red Baron, Norman Franks, Hal Giblin and Nigel McCrery

ISBN: 9781898697275

Combat Report: 0500 hrs, near Ytres. BE one-seater No. 6580. Daimler Motor, No. 25188. Occupant: Lieutenant Capper. Together with four planes I singled out above Bertincourt an enemy squadron at 2.800 metres altitude. After 350 shots I brought down an enemy plane. Plane crashed to the ground, smashed. Motor can probably be secured. Weather: fine with occasional clouds.

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