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Victory 50

Event ID: 204

29 April 1917

50.166891193501954, 3.0414339242062973
SW of Inchy, Hill 90, near Pronville

Source ID: 13

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

ISBN: 9781898697275

Combat Report: 1655 hrs, south-west of Inchy, Hill 90, near Pariville, this side of the lines. Vickers 2. Occupants: Capt G Stead RFC. No details concerning the plane, went down burning in first line. I attacked, together with five of my gentlemen, an enemy group of five Vickers. After a long curve fight, during which my adversary defended himself admirably, I managed to put myself behind the enemy. After 300 shots the enemy plane caught fire. The plane burnt to ashes, and the occupants fell out.

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