13 Wellingtons from 428, 431 and 432 Squadrons were ordered on a mining operation to Texel. The crews were over the garden at between 500 and 4,000 feet, sowing 22@1500 lb mines.
Sgt J. Sheridan from 428 Squadron returned early as the compasses were u/s.
P/O J. Valentine from 431 Squadron returned early as the navigation
aids were u/s.