156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Osnabruck
Mission Date: 6/12/1944
Mission Comments: 16 aircraft detailed for operations against OSNABRUCK. 15 proceeded. Visibility was very poor with 10/10th cloud. 12 aircraft bombed blindly and one aircraft which dropped Sky markers never saw the glow of them.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB611  Lancaster  F/Lt EVANS  16:36  19.38  18000  21:52  05:16    DSCF0140 
PB507  Lancaster  F/Lt POPE  16:53  19.38  18000  22:08  05:15    DSCF0140 
PB517  Lancaster III  F/Lt WILLIAMS  16:40  19.38  18000  21:49  05:09    DSCF0141 
PB468  Lancaster III  F/Lt ROLLIN  16:41  19.38  18500  21:39  04:58    DSCF0141 
PB593  Lancaster  F/Lt TODD  16:44  19.43  18600  22:01  05:17    DSCF0141 
PB186  Lancaster III  S/L GRIFFIN  16:46  19.38  18000  21:42  04:56    DSCF0141 
ND929  Lancaster  F/Lt SPINLEY  16:52  19.39  18000  21:47  04:55    DSCF0141 
PB375  Lancaster  F/Lt JACKSON  16:42  19.39  18500  22:07  05:25    DSCF0142 
PB403  Lancaster III  W/C FALCONER  16:47  19.38  18000  21:51  05:04    DSCF0142 
PA966  Lancaster  S/L ROBERTSON  16:47    19000  21:57  05:10  Blind Marker. Target attacked at 1039 hrs from 19,000 ft. Nothing seen at target except bomb bursts. Glow of fires seen from about 40 miles away on return. One Photo Attempted. Bomb Load: 2 x 250 TI Green A. 2 x 250 Green LB A. 1 CP No1 R?G 848 Cap.6. 1 x 4000 HC MINOL. 5 x 1000 MC TD 025. 2 x 500 GP TD 025  DSCF0142 
NE120  Lancaster  F/Lt NEAL  16:48  19.52  17600  22:03  05:15    DSCF0142 
PB675  Lancaster III  S/L LETFORD  16:50  19.36  16000  21:43  04:53    DSCF0142 
PB505  Lancaster III  F/Lt KITSON  16:43  19.38  18000  21:54  05:11    DSCF0143 
PB621  Lancaster III  S/L COCHRANE  16:49  19.40  17000  21:59  05:10    DSCF0143 
PB701  Lancaster III  F/Lt DERAMORE-DENVER  16:51  19.44  16000  22:10  05:19    DSCF0143