101 Halifaxes from 424, 427, 429, 431, 433, and 434 squadrons were ordered on an attack of a V-1 launching site at Gorenflos. The crews were over the target at between 12,000 and 13,000 feet, releasing 776,000 lbs of high explosives. According to reports, the weather was clear and the target, accurately bombed.
F/Sgt J. Kicak from 427 squadron returned early as the stbd outer was
u/s. They landed safely at base on 3 engines.
F/O D. McNaughton from 429 squadron was hit by flak, not serious.
F/O T. Prescott from 433 Squadron returned early after they were hit
by flak, the bomb aimer, F/O E. Harris RCAF, was seriously injured. They
landed at Chailey to attend to the injured bomb aimer.