156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Zeitz Troglitz
Mission Date: 16/01/1945
Mission Comments: 8 aircraft detailed for night operations against the synthetic oil plant at ZEITZ. The marking appeared to be good, and numerous large explosions were reported.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB403  Lancaster III  F/Lt WILSON  18:08  22.08  18100  01:07  06:59    DSCF0184 
PB560  Lancaster  F/Lt WALLACE  18:18  22.11  18000  01:20  07:02    DSCF0185 
PB593  Lancaster  F/Lt MASON  18:19  22.09  18000  01:10  06:51    DSCF0185 
NE120  Lancaster  F/Lt NEAL  18:19  22.14  18100  00:50  06:31    DSCF0185 
PB186  Lancaster III  F/Lt HISCOCK  18:22  22.12  18000  00:56  06:34    DSCF0185 
ND438  Lancaster  F/Lt JAMES  18:16  22.16  18500  00:59  06:43    DSCF0186 
PB468  Lancaster III  F/Lt HARRIS  18:21  22.14  18500  01:09  06:48    DSCF0186 
SW259  Lancaster  F/Lt POPE  18:23  22.14  18000  01:13  06:50    DSCF0186