25 Halifaxes from 419, 428, and 434 squadrons were ordered on a mining operation to Heligoland. The crews were over the garden at 15,000 feet, sowing 49@1500 lb and 10@1000 lb mines.
P/O A. Doran from 434 squadron returned early as the stbd inner was
u/s. They landed safely at base on 3 engines.