156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Koln
Mission Date: 28/10/1944
Mission Comments: 10 further aircraft detailed for a daylight raid on COLOGNE, all proceeded and returned.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB375  Lancaster  F/Lt LEWIS  14:14  16.07  19000  18:04  03:50    DSCF0082 
PB505  Lancaster III  F/Lt ROLLIN  13:59  15.57  17500  17:46  03:47    DSCF0083 
PB611  Lancaster  S/L GRIFFIN  14:04  16.09  20000  18:02  03:58    DSCF0083 
PB565  Lancaster  W/C ISON  14:06  15.58  18500  17:56  03:50    DSCF0083 
PB486  Lancaster III  S/L COCHRANE  14:08  16.01  20,500  17:53  03:45    DSCF0083 
ND875  Lancaster  F/Lt DERAMORE-DENVER  14:09  15.57  17000  17:51  03:42    DSCF0083 
PB609  Lancaster III  S/L DWEN  13:59  16.00  18700  18:05  04:06    DSCF0084 
PB560  Lancaster  F/Lt TODD  14:03  15.58  20500  17:58  03:55    DSCF0084 
PA966  Lancaster  S/L ROBERTSON  14:05  15.58  20200  18:00  03:55  Target attacked at 1558.30 hrs from 20,200 ft. As aircraft ran in the river and details of city identified and the attack on the first aiming point seen going well, with big columns of smoke and fires below. One red steady flare seen at 1557 hrs right on our own track and this was all the marking seen before our own bombing. Some bombing seen around own A/P. One Photo Attempted. Bomb Load: 5 x 1000 ANM 59 TD 025. 6 x 1000 ANM 65 TD 025. 4 x 500 GP MKIV  DSCF0084 
PB517  Lancaster III  F/Lt POPE  14:07  16.06  20000  18:08  04:01    DSCF0084