20th December 1943. On an operation to Frankfurt, Bomb Aimer Les Rutherford was one of only two survivors when his Lancaster Bomber was shot down over Germany. His miraculous survival is told in this short film, A Bomb Aimer’s Story, the first of three short films produced for Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire by Electric Egg.
To hear Les Rutherford’s full wartime story, go to the Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire oral history interview on SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/aviation-heritage-lincs-1/ahl-les-rutherford-bomber
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Directed & Edited by Steven Hatton
Cinematography by Steven Hatton & Neil Baker
Production Assistant: Ami Petch
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