156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Stuttgart
Mission Date: 28/01/1945
Mission Comments: 8 aircraft detailed to attack STUTTGART - ZUFFENHAUSEN. 1 aircraft failed to return, F/L J.H. Freeman and crew. The bombing was fairly well concentrated. Enemy aircraft were active and several combats took place.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PA966  Lancaster  F/Lt DERAMORE-DENVER  20:09  23.33  18000  02:20  06:11    DSCF0192 
PB701  Lancaster III  F/Lt PELLY  20:10  23.29  18000  02:12  06:02    DSCF0192 
PB593  Lancaster  F/Lt CLELAND  20:19  23.35  17000  02:18  05:59    DSCF0192 
PB517  Lancaster III  F/Lt WILLIAMS  20:19  23.30  18000  02:18  05:59    DSCF0192 
NG438  Lancaster  S/L NICHOLLS  20:15  23.37  18000  02:17  06:02    DSCF0193 
PB611  Lancaster  F/Lt EVANS  20:16  23.29  18000  02:16  06:00    DSCF0193 
PB186  Lancaster III  F/Lt FREEMAN  20:20          T/o 2020 Upwood. Came down at Valhingen in the SW suburbs of Stuttgart. All were buried in the local Freidhof, since when their bodies have been removed to Durnbach War Cemetery. F/O Hibbert was the son of Maj John Percy Magull Hibbert MC.  DSCF0193 
PB403  Lancaster III  F/Lt SPINLEY  20:21  23.37  18000  02:22  06:01    DSCF0193