9 Halifaxes from 429 and 433 squadrons were sent on a mining operation to Oslo. The crews were over the garden at 12,000 feet releasing 32@1500 lb mines.
F/O J. Lakeman, F/O C. Gray, F/Lt G. Bennett, F/O F. Biddell, and F/O J. Keslick from 429 Squadron landed at Kinloss on return due to poor weather at base.
F/O R. Forbes of 433 Squadron returned early due
to the stbd outer going u/s. They landed safely at base on 3 engines.