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A photo of Albert Chennell and his colleagues believed to be taken at St. Eval.
The heroics of an RAF officer who saved his crew, his plane and a 1,000lbs bomb by flying for five hours in his fire-stricken aircraft has emerged more than 70 years later.
Flight Lieutenant Albert Chennell showed incredible coolness to carry on piloting his Whitley bomber after anti-aircraft flak caused one of the two engines to catch light just as the crew prepared to drop the huge bomb.
He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for her actions and his family have now decided to sell it for an estimated £2,000 at George Kidner Auctions of Lymington.