156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Magdeburg
Mission Date: 16/01/1945
Mission Comments: 8 further aircraft attacked the industrial town of MAGDEBURG. This attack opened with illuminating flares which were well placed, and the marking in general was reported as very good. Fires were seen 80/90 miles away on the homeward journey. All aircraft proceeded and returned.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB507  Lancaster  S/L CLAYTON  18:53  21.35  16600  00:33  05:40  [ED] - See DSO citation for S/L Clayton for more details on this mission  DSCF0187 
PB375  Lancaster  F/Lt WILSON  19:08  21.38  17300  00:44  05:36    DSCF0187 
PB517  Lancaster III  F/Lt WILLIAMS  18:42  21.37  17500  00:39  05:57    DSCF0188 
PB505  Lancaster III  S/L NICHOLLS  18:43  21.34  18000  00:31  05:48    DSCF0188 
ND929  Lancaster  F/O KEELER  18:45  21.32  18000  00:41  05:56    DSCF0188 
ME366  Lancaster III  F/Lt FREEMAN  18:50  21.42  18000  00:36  05:46    DSCF0188 
PB701  Lancaster III  P/O CUTHILL  18:52  21.37  18000  00:29  05:37    DSCF0188 
PA966  Lancaster  F/Lt CLELAND  18:46  21.42  18000  00:48  06:02    DSCF0189