156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Falaise
Mission Date: 14/08/1944
Mission Comments: TRACTABLE A/P 22 15 aircraft detailed for daylight operations in the BATTLE AREA. All proceeded and returned.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
NE132  Lancaster  W/C LAWSON  13:09  14.37  8000  15:59  02:50    DSCF0316 
PA966  Lancaster  S/L CLAYTON  13:14  14.35  7800  15:57  02:43    DSCF0316 
ND477  Lancaster  F/Lt KITSON  13:10  14.36  8200  16:00  02:50    DSCF0317 
PB186  Lancaster III  P/O L'ESTRANGE  13:11  14.41  6000  16:16  03:05    DSCF0317 
ND591  Lancaster  F/Lt HISCOCK  13:15  14.41  8000  16:02  02:47  Target attacked at 1441.42hrs from 8,000 ft. TI's Yellow and Red were down on arrival in a good group, well placed by the CAEN FALAISE road. Master Bomber instructed to bomb the TI's, other bombing could be seen but not assessed as smoke and haze obscured vision.  DSCF0317 
NE120  Lancaster  W/C FALCONER  13:17  14.43  7800  16:07  02:50    DSCF0317 
ND534  Lancaster III  F/Lt MASON  13:22  14.43  8000  16:01  02:39    DSCF0317 
ND618  Lancaster III  F/Lt WILLIAMS  13:16  14.39  9000  16:04  02:48    DSCF0318