September 11/12, 1944

    18 Halifaxes from 424, 429, and 433 squadrons were ordered on a mining operation to Kiel Bay. The crews were over the garden at 15,000 feet, sowing 68@1500 lb mines.

    F/O D. Gillis from 429 Squadron returned early as the port inner was u/s. They landed safely at base on 3 engines.
    F/O P. Cormier and crew, flying Halifax III MZ-303 coded AL-R, were attacked by an unidentified enemy aircraft, there was no claim or damage.

    F/O G. O’Grady and crew from 433 Squadron, flying Halifax III MZ-909 coded BM-H, were attacked by a unidentified enemy aircraft, there was no  damage but some strikes were seen.