156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Torino
Mission Date: 8/12/1942
Mission Comments: 9 aircrafted detailed for operations. All took off and all returned.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
Z1660  Wellington III  W/O WATKINS  17:05  21.09  10000  01:35      086 
X3695  Wellington III  W/O ANDERSEN  17:10      18:00    Abandoned at BRAINTREE, crew unable to operate overload tank owing to mechanical trouble.  087 
X3741  Wellington  F/Sgt PROUDFOOT  17:15  21.03  10500  01:25    About 95 miles from FRENCH coast an air combat was seen by R/Gunner about 5 miles astern.  087 
X3677  Wellington  F/Lt LANG  17:15  21.02  10300  01:00    Over TURIN S/E E/A passed at 200 yds on the starboard beam. No action or S/L's  087 
BJ617  Wellington  S/L HOOKWAY  17:20  21.10  10000  01:35      087 
BK386  Wellington III  W/O HORAN  17:20  21.09  10000  01:50      087 
DF668  Wellington  F/Sgt DAVIES  17:25  21.18  15000  01:30    A/C seen falling in target area  087 
BK397  Wellington  F/Sgt CURR  17:25  21.11  10000  01:40    A/C seen to burst into flames and fall to ground.  087 
BK302  Wellington  Sgt. WHITE  17:30  21.19  13000  01:20      087