Richard C. Kellogg mission April 1, 1945

Mission #15 Dated 1 Apr. 45 Target St Polten, Austria R.R. Yard

Flight Crew p- Pitts, C/O-Brown, N-Kellogg, B-Timko, E-Youngstorm, R/O-Roselli, AG-Wagner, AG-Weisepage, AG-Phipps, AG-Clark.

Plane #76, Type B24-G, position #2, Box #2, Bombs 10-500 lb. .1 nose .01 tail, Take Off 1005, IP 1353, Alt. 17,900, Bombs away 1404, Back to base 1717.

REMARKS AND CREW COMMENTS

TIME

1130

1209

1303

ALTITUDE

10,000

15,500

18,000

LOCATION

4205-1630

4338-1549

4548-1505

task

Put on oxygen.

1 bomb seen to hit water.

#51 took over #5 position #68 took 6 or 7 position

1310

18,000

4607-1500

Ran into snow had to drop down 600 feet.

1329

1404

17,700

17,900

4647-1532

IP

100 cars in M/Y at Leibnitz.

Target bombs away 1404 axis of att. 335, no flak.

1401

17,900

     

First fighters seen in target area (15 P51s) large oil fire seen at south end of M/Y.

1407

17,300

4808-1508

25 barges in river on rally, 20 P-38s seen low.

1408

1455

17,300

15,000

4813-1511

4605-1435

1 barge on fire.

100 cars in M/Y, this yard was bombed, but did not seem to have been hit.

1717

      

        

Back to base.