Night fighter squadron ECN I/13

Historical

The ECN I / 13 is formed from the 1st Squadron of GCN I / 13 in January 1940

On May 10, 1940, ECN I / 13 is attached to the Night Fighting Group of the ZOAN (North Air Operations Area)


Staff

Commander of the Squadron ECN I/13
Captain TREILLARD Jean    

 


Pilots

Pilots and crew of the Group
Names of pilots
Rank
Squadron
Victories
Informations
Sure
Prob.
AUDEBAUD Louis
Lieutenant
Pilot
Killed by accident on March 4, 1940
BIGER Sébastien
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
Killed on June 3, 1940 in an air fight aboard Potez 631 Nb 117
BOURSAIN André
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
1
BOUTILLON Robert
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
   
DUFFOUR
Sergeant
Radio
Killed on June 3, 1940 in an air fight aboard Potez 631 Nb 117
GOBERT Edouard
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-Gunner
Killed on June 3, 1940 in an air fight aboard Potez 631 Nb 117
GODARD
Adjutant
JOBART Robert
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
   
LAURENT
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
LENOIR
Sergeant-Chef
Machine-Gunner
MERLE Marcel
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
POST Georges
Sergeant-Chef
Pilot
SANNIER Lucien
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
   
SEGHI Ezie
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
   
TREILLARD
Captain
Commander of the Sqn.
VOIRIN Maurice
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
   

 


Stories of crews

Crews of Group
Names of pilots
Rank
Function
Informations
Crew
BIGER
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
Potez 631 No. 117: Destroyed in air combat on June 3, 1940. The crew is killed.
DUFFOUR
Sergeant
Radio
GOBERT
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-Gunner

 


Airfield

Names of airfields
Period of use of airfields
Meaux-Esbly
August 21, 1939
Trilbardou
May 25, 1940
Melun-villaroche
May 26, 1940
Moissy-Cramayel
May 27, 1940
Illiers-L'Evêque
June 11, 1940
Fontenay-le-Comte
June 13, 1940
La Rochelle
June 15, 1940
Aix Les Mille
June 18, 1940
Nimes-Garons
June 19, 1940

 


Aircrafts

The ECN I/13 was equipped since its creation on January 1940, following aircrafts :

n the accessible file by the link below. You will find Nb of series, Registration, date of affectation to the group, and fate of the plane there.

In this list are identified :

    - 1 Mureaux 113R2
    - 9 Potez 631

Records

1/2 or 1/3 of victories were obtained in association with another Group.

Confirmed Victories
1.33
Dornier Do 17
0.33
Heinkel He111
1

 


Casualties

Killed Pilots
4
Lieutenant AUDEBAUD (Accident)
March 4, 1940
Sub-Lieutenant BIGER (Combat)
June 3, 1940
Chief Warrant Officer (Combat)
June 3, 1940
Sergeant DUFFOUR (Combat)
June 3, 1940

 

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