13 Wellingtons from 429, 431 and 432 Squadrons were ordered on a mining operation to Lorient and Brest. The crews were over the garden at between 700 and 1,300 feet, sowing 14@1500 lb mines.
Sgt S. Bruce from 429 Squadron returned early as they could not find the pinpoint.
All crews from 431 Squadron landed at Harwell on return.
S/Ldr W. McKay from 432 Squadron returned early, as the controls were
F/Sgt G. Tate RCAF
W/O2 L. Davidson RCAF
Sgt L. McKenzie RCAF