Mission Details for Renescure (#104)



Number: 104
Date: 7/6/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Maj. C.C. Hinkle
Crews Briefed: 12
Details: "Crossbow"--German rocket launching sites on the Pas de Calais

Flying Control

Runway: 23
Engines: 1630 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan23.jpg
Taxi: 1645
Take Off: 1700
E.T.R.: 2050
Notes: This was the second mission of the day. Briefing took place at 1430 hours, and all aircraft were airborne by 1703 hours. By 2115 hours, all had returned.


Aircraft: 12
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: For the second time in one day, Major Hinkle led the 401st aircraft assigned to bomb German rocket launching sites on the French coast. The 12 aircraft provided by the 401st, flying as the 94th Combat Wing "B" formation, were able to drop visually, synchronizing on intersecting roads in the middle of the target area. Results were good, the bomb pattern covering the entire target area.
No enemy aircraft were sighted, and flak was meager and inaccurate.

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Squadron Participants