Airfield at Blida
F/Lt Langlois (3rd from left) and his crew
Aerial view of Blida Airfield
Flying Officer Langlois and his crew joined 150 Squadron at Blida in Algeria. He would have flown at least one mission as 2nd
pilot, however the 541 Forms from 150 Squadron for the months of March and April are missing from the ORB's. F/O Langlois flew 7 missions
as captain from Blida between April 10th and May 5th.
From the 18th April until the 23rd April the weather conditions were too bad for operational flying. A large reinforcement of three
officers and 295 men landed at Algiers bringing up the Squadron to full strength. The Squadron Adjutant F/Lt Pugh rejoins the Squadron
and F/Lt Crabb joins the Squadron as Medical Officer and P/O Davies as Intelligence Officer." The weather caused the Squadron to be
stood down from 1st May until the 4th May.
F/O Langlois was promoted to acting Flight Lieutenant on 8th May.