11 Wellingtons from 426, 429, and 431 Squadrons were ordered on a mining operation to Brest and St. Nazaire. The crews were over the gardens at between 500 and 1,000 feet, sowing 14@1500 lb mines.
F/O R. Epps, P/O H. Malone, and F/Sgt H. Patch from 426 Squadron returned early as they could not find the pinpoints.
F/Sgt R. Ellison from 429 Squadron returned early as they were unable
to find the pinpoint.