105 Halifaxes from 408, 415, 420, 425, 426, 431, and 432 squadrons were ordered to attack the port of Le Havre. All aircraft were recalled to base due to poor weather over the target.
F/Lt. T. Rance of 425 squadron returned with the port outer u/s. They landed safely at base on 3 engines.
F/O J. Wilding RCAF and crew from 426 Squadron, flying Halifax VII NP-681 coded OW-J, was returning when a fire broke out between the port engines. The fire was not put out and the wing burned off.
F/O E. O'meara, RCAF
F/Sgt. R. Irving, RCAF
F/Sgt. R. Thompson, RCAF
F/Sgt. G. McCreary, RCAF
F/Sgt. P. MacKay, RCAF