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Victory 43

Event ID: 192

13 April 1917

50.42137728984351, 2.975096923957201
Noyelles-Godault, near Hénin-Liétard

Source ID: 13

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

ISBN: 9781898697275

Combat Report: 1935 hrs, Noyelles-Godault, near Henin Liétard. Vickers two-seater, No. 4997. Motor No. 917, 8 cylinder stand. Motor. Occupants: Lieutenants Bates and Barnes, both killed. With three planes of my Staffel, I attacked an enemy bombing squadron consisting of Vickers (old type) above Henin Liétard. After a short fight, my adversary began to glide down and finally plunged into a house near Noyelles-Godault. The occupants were both killed and the machine destroyed.

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