33 Halifax bombers took off this evening to participate in an attack on the German Battleship Tirpitz, moored at Fættenfjord north of Trondheim. The attack failed and a total of six Halifaxes with 42 men were lost. Two bombers crashed at Shetland. W1015 crashed at Remmingskjæret, Smøla and R9496 at Vikan, Stadsbygd.
10 Squadron RAF W1043 ZA-F 30/31st March 1942
S/Ldr.Frederick David Webster.(29) Sgt.Eric Archibald Hall.(30) F/Sgt.Harold Sydney Wheatley. (24) F/Sgt.Aubrey Charles Stevens-Fox. Sgt.Arnold Hague. P/O Samuel Robert Leney.(22) Sgt.Walter Hall.(27)
10 Squadron RAF W1044 ZA-D 30/31st March 1942
P/O Neil Ralph Blunden.(26 New Zealand). P/O Geoffrey Cyril Day.(28) Sgt. William Benjamin Eastwood.(25) Sgt.Reginald G.A. Richards. F/Sgt.Harold Franklin.(28 Canada). Sgt.Kenneth Coverdale May.(19) F/Sgt.Arthur Reginald Henman.(26 Canada)