Spitfire Mk Ia, F/L Norman Ryder, No 41 Squadron, Royal Air Force, April 1940

Edgar Norman Ryder DFC (1914-1995) was credited with 8 aerial victories and became a Prisoner of War in late 1941.

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Supermarine Spitfire

Spitfire Mk Ia N3114
flown by F/L Norman Ryder
No 41 Squadron, Royal Air Force
April 1940

This aircraft was flown by Flt Lt Norman Ryder when he claimed the Squadron’s first individual victory of the War, a Heinkel He 111H of KG 26, 15 miles northeast of Whitby on 3 April 1940. However, he was shot down by return fire from the bomber and ditched in the North Sea, but he and the bomber’s five crew were all rescued and brought ashore. Ryder was subsequently awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for the action.

Artist: Gaëtan Marie

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This profile was created for the book "Blood, Sweat and Courage - 41 Squadron RAF 1939-1942" by Steve Brew (Fonthill Media, December 2014).

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