Mission Details for Henin-Leitard (#134)



Number: 134
Date: 8/25/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Capt. C.A. Lincoln
Crews Briefed: 12
Details: Oxygen and chemical plant

Flying Control

Runway: 23
Engines: 1510 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan23.jpg
Taxi: 1520
Take Off: 1540
E.T.R.: 1943
Notes: Briefing for this, the second mission of the day, was conducted at 1330 hours. By 1555 all 12 aircraft were off on the mission. One aircraft landed at 1819 hours with an engine feathered, and the remaining aircraft had all returned by 2008 hours.


Aircraft: 12
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: The 401st furnished two 6 aircraft sections for the 94th Combat Wing "C" section, which bombed by squadrons. The target was a small oxygen and chemical plant near the French-Belgian border.
The weather was 4/10 to 5/10 cloud cover, with smoke and haze at the target. The bombing was carried out visually with what was described as "fair" results. Neither flak nor enemy fighters were encountered on this mission.

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