C/40 Sqn. was attacked by one unidentified twin-engined aircraft at 23.47 hours, 8,000ft. near Ponza [Latina]. The E/A opened fire with two bursts of machine tracer at 5/600 yards from astern. The bursts missed the Wellington which took evasive action.
The rear gunner fired 2/300 rounds; no hits claimed. E/A dived away to port and was not seen again.
Several reports of single-engined fighters, thought to be Me 109s, over the target; no combats.