Sorties

AE Johnson and his crew commenced their operational tour on 6th September 1944 flying the Avro Lancaster Mark III.

Lancaster PB366, one of the aircraft flown by the crew

The crews’ sorties were as follows:

  1. 6th September 1944 – Emden
  2. 11th September 1944 – Gelsenkirchen
  3. 12th September 1944 – Wanne Eickel
  4. 13th September 1944 – Osnabruck
  5. 6th October 1944 – Oberhausen / Sterkrade
  6. 14th October 1944 – Duisburg
  7. 23rd October 1944 – Essen (Aborted)
  8. 25th October 1944 – Essen
  9. 28th October 1944 – Walcheren Island
  10. 30th October 1944 – Cologne
  11. 1st November 1944 – Oberhausen / Sterkrade
  12. 2nd November 1944 – Dusseldorf
  13. 4th November 1944 – Bochum
  14. 4th December 1944 – Hainbach Urft Dam
  15. 5th December 1944 – Soest
  16. 6th December 1944 – Leuna
  17. 12th December 1944 – Essen
  18. 15th December 1944 – Ludwigshafen
  19. 17th December 1944 – Ulm
  20. 23rd December 1944 – Cologne
  21. 24th December 1944 – Cologne
  22. 28th December 1944 – Bonn
  23. 29th December 1944 – Gelsenkirchen
  24. 2nd January 1945 – Ludwigshafen
  25. 5th January 1945 – Hanover (Aborted)
  26. 6th January 1945 – Hanau
  27. 7th January 1945 – Munich
  28. 14th January 1945 – Leuna
  29. 16th January 1945 – Magdeburg
  30. 22nd January 1945 – Gelsenkirchen
  31. 4th February 1945 – Bonn (Failed to return)

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