166 Halifaxes from 408, 415, 420, 425, 426, 429, 431, 432, and 434 squadrons were joined by 40 Lancasters from 419 and 428 squadrons on an attack of German strong points at Le Havre. The crews were over the target at between 6,000 and 11,000 feet, releasing 2,131,000 lbs of high explosives. According to reports, all targets were accurately bombed.
F/Lt D. Pettit from 408 Squadron did not bomb on master bomber's orders.
F/Lt W. Cameron from 419 squadron returned early as the bomb sight was
F/O L. Keelan from 429 squadron was hit by a 500 lb bomb between the port inner engine and the fuselage. The leading edge of the wing was damaged and the Halifax was vibrating badly. They were able to return safely to base.
F/Lt M. MacLeod from 431 squadron bombed from 3,500 feet on the master
Sgt F. Hart from 434 squadron returned early as the port inner was u/s.
They landed safely at base on 3 engines.