Richard C. Kellogg mission February 13, 1945

Mission #1 Date 13 Feb. 45 Target Vienna~ Austria

Flight Crew P-Haweeli, C/P-Brown, N-Kellogg, B-Timko, E-Jentes, R/O-Huelskamp, AG-Skiscim, AG Pendergrass, AG-Thorn, AG-Lafranconi, O-Miller, F-Mabry

Plane #75, Type B24-J, Position #2, Box #3, Bombs 8-500 lb. Take Off 0917, l.P. 1245, Alt. 24,500, Bombs Away 1251, Back To Base 1503.

Remarks & Crew Comments

TIME

1000

1024

1027

ALT

10,000

13,700

14,400

LOCATION


4227-1614

4229-1612

task

Put on oxygen

#27 Dropped bombs returned to base

#69 Dropped out of formation #1 eng. feathered returned to base.

1052

1053

1055

1058

1118

1205

1217

1245

1251


16,800

16,800 

"

17,000

17,100

22,600

24,500

24,500

"


4359-1505

4400-1505

4401-1504

4405-1502

4448-1457

4633-1455

4710-1640

4807-1545

          


2 Bombs dropped by somebody.

1 Bomb      "            "         "

Saw one more bomb splash

B24 looked like it was going back to base.

P-38 at 6 O'clock.

At least 35 cars in rail yard

Fighters seen 8-P51

Turning on IP

bombs away axis of att. 75 all ships over target #63 pulled up in formation to bomb but had to salvo they were about 30 sec. late flak moderate, inaccurate rail yard fairly big, no count of cars.

1300


21,500


     


Just after leaving target saw 4 red top buildings looked like barracks 2 on each side of road.

1307

1330

1355

1503

20,600

16,500


 

4727-1652

4620-1640



75 to 100 cars in yard

9-P51s overhead

9-51s leave

Back to base.

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