19/06/1945 – Viewing the Effects of the Bombing Offensive
2 Aircraft were detailed for viewing the effects of the Bombing Offensive.
Lancaster Mk.I NF935 AA-P
F/O William Leslie Hardie, NZ428111 – Pilot.
F/O David Allen Anderson, RNZAF NZ433215 – Navigator.
F/O Bernard Rostron Nicholson, RNZAF NZ4214036 – Air Bomber.
F/S J. Smith, – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. E. Shirt, RAFVR – Flight Engineer.
F/S Harry Nilsen Church, RNZAF NZ431407 – Mid Upper Gunner.
F/S Allan McKinnon Gardiner, RAFVR NZ4214022 – Rear Gunner.
Take Off 09:32 – Landed 13:55
Flight Time 04:23