Richard C. Kellogg mission February 24, 1945

Mission #6  Date  24 Feb. 45  Target Verona Italy

Flight Crew P-Pitts C/p- Ingraham, N-Kellogg, B-Timko, E-Miller, R/O-Huelskamp, AG-Skiscim, AG-Pendergrass, AG-Thorn, AG-Lafranconi.

Plane #76, Type B24-G, Position #2 Box 7, Bombs 7, Take Off 0959, IP 1358, Alt. 24,700, Bombs away 1402, Deploy carpet & window 152 flak guns in target area, Back to base 1648.

REMARKS & CREW COMMENTS

TIME

 

1113


ALTITUDE

       

11,200


LOCATION

        

4246-1631


task

Altimeter seem to be off.

Formation split up after crossing coast, going to form up on route 4 ships in our formation,

1145

1156


12,500

14,800


4310-1600

4330-1542


#72 joins our formation.

3 boats in a line heading for Yugo coast, looks like L.S.T. small boat beside them.

1202

1247


14,700

21,400

 

4345-1537

4520-1410

 

1 ship transport class.

15 fighters kind unknown to far away, (PSI) red spinner orange tail.

   ?

23,200

4612-1319

2 red flares seen from B24 in formation #441055 Y&B tail.

1358


24,700


IP


bombs away 1402 alto 24,700 axis of att. 220 weather over target haze low clouds 10/10 10,000, flak 1400 to 1404, 6 ships over target flak intense, accurate & inaccurate some white flak, rally slight left 180.

1422


1648

       

      

4419-1120

        

Lead ship dropped 1 bomb at first then salvo, weather looks clear all the way back.

Back to base.