Richard C. Kellogg mission March 16, 1945

Mission # 12 Date 16 Mar. 45 Target Weiner Neustadt, Austria

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

Plane #69, Type B24-G, position #5, Box #1, Bombs 8-500 lb. .1 nose .01 tail, Carpet & window deployed, Take Off 0833, IP 1158, Alt. 23,700. Bombs away 1203, Back to base 1529.

REMARKS AND CREW COMMENTS

TIME

0910

1119

1123

1134

1158


ALTITUDE

10,000

22,300

22,300

23,500

23,700


LOCATION

       

4530-1623

4532-1625

4618-1620

IP  


task

Put on oxygen.

250 cars in Sebenk M/Y

10 barges on Saya River (Polanjek)

100 cars in Vardzdin M/Y

City of Weiner Neustadt under an undercast.

1203

1205


23,700

       


           

             


Bombs away axis of att 326

On way to rally #70 feathered #3 engine, saw one big black puff of smoke with flash bigger than regular flak.

1225

1250


20,500

18,000


4655-1605

4533-1615


4 fighters seen at 9 O'clock.

2 moving trains seen on railroad from Zagreb to Sisak one going in each direction, about 50 cars in each train.

1440


1529

15,000

        

4121-1618

        

Doing 360 turns to get below undercast, ETA to base will be off 10 minutes.

Back to base.