156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Mannheim
Mission Date: 23/09/1943
Mission Comments: S/L McKinna was an ex 156 Squadron member
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
JA708  Lancaster  F/Lt Fletcher  19:30          T/o 1930 Bourn. Shot down from 16,000 feet by a night fighter. Those who died rest in Rheinberg War Cemetery. S/L Foster was the Navigation Leader and S/L McKinna was the Gunnery Leader. He was a noted amatuer golfer, having won the Highland Amateur title in 1935, and finished second in the 1937 Irish Amateur competition.