Friday the 9th of August 1940

Day: Various light raids and reconnaissance flights, mainly up east coast with occasional sorties over Dover and Plymouth. Sunderland dockyard was attacked and hit.

Night: East coast attacks continue at night with further minelaying.

Losses: Luftwaffe 5: Fighter Command 2.

Weather: Heavier cloud with rain at times with some bright intervals.

The Luftwaffe issues, then cancels  preliminary orders for 'Adler Tag' because of weather.. 

R.A.F. Losses for Friday the 9th of August 1940
     Squadron   Aircraft
Serial Number
Pilot / Crew
No 600 Squadron Blenheim
S.P. le Rougetel
Sgt E.C.Smith 
No 605 Squadron Hurricane I