Richard C. Kellogg mission April 5, 1945

Mission #16  Date 5 Apr. 45 Target Dravograd Rail Road Bridge Yugoslavia

Flight Crew P-Sheley, C/O-Seilheimet, N-Kellogg, B-Timko, E-Kastelic, R/O-Daly, AG-Hoffman, AG-Frick, AG-Caschetta, AG-Backstrom, F-Smith.

Plane #68, Type B24-J, position #7, Box #4, Bombs 10-500 lb. .1 nose .01 tail, Carpet & window, Take Off 0842, IP 1214, Alt. 18,100, Bombs away 1221, Back to base 1509.

REMARKS AND CREW COMMENTS

TIME

1109

1120

ALTITUDE

12,100

13,200

LOCATION

4420-1313

4455-1307

task

#73 sighted a life raft in water.

3 planes seen leaving formation at Italian coast.

1139

15,900

4547-1250

50 cars in M/Y at Potogruaro (it has been bombed).

1146

17,100

4604-1241

This design was seen on the ground color white

1214

18,100

IP 

Bombs away 1221 axis of att. 130, 1 bomb hung up left rear.

1223

1230

18,000

17,000

        

4608-1458

4 P51s in the target area.

M/Y 50 cars & large smoke stack looks like a mine.

1245

1355

1509

15,800

13,000

      

4626-1455

4428-1504

         

M/Y 15 cars

B-24 crashed landed on Vis Island

Back to base.

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