Mission Details for Nienburg (#123)



Number: 123
Date: 8/5/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Lt. Col. W.T. Seawell
Crews Briefed: 39
Details: Underground oil storage facilities

Flying Control

Runway: 5
Engines: 0830 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan05.jpg
Taxi: 0845
Take Off: 0900
E.T.R.: 1525
Notes: Briefing took place at 0530 hours, and all 39 aircraft were airborne by 0933. The three spares returned early, and all operational aircraft had landed by 1608 hours.


Aircraft: 39
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: The 401st provided the three Boxes comprising the 94th Combat Wing "C" formation. Bombing was done visually with good to excellent result, and heavy fires and columns of black smoke were observed following the bombing.
The Group encountered no enemy opposition, either flak or fighters.

Mission Assignments

Squadron Participants