Mission Details for Kiel (#11)



Number: 11
Date: 1/4/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Maj. K. Martin
Crews Briefed: 18
Details: Port facilities

Flying Control

Runway: 33
Engines: 0705 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan33.jpg
Taxi: 0720
Take Off: 0735


Aircraft: 18
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 1
Summary: The lead aircraft, piloted by Capt. Garland with Major Martin as Group Air Commander, developed engine trouble and was forced to ditch in the North Sea. Two crewmen were lost in the icy seas, but miraculously the other eight survived. The Group lead was tken over by Lt. James Goodman, who led the 401st over the target on a highly successful mission.

Mission Assignments

Squadron Participants

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