Mission Details for Hamburg (#165)



Number: 165
Date: 11/4/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Lt. Col. B. K. Voorhees
Crews Briefed: 39
Details: Oil refinery

Flying Control

Engines: 0800 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan00.jpg
Taxi: 0815
Take Off: 0830
E.T.R.: 1503
Notes: Briefing took place at 0500 hours, and all operational aircraft were off by 0901 except one which was unable to take off for undisclosed reasons. One spare landed early, as did one ship that aborted because of manifold trouble in one engine. All other aircraft had returned by 1606 hours. Gale warnings were received for early evening.


Aircraft: 39
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: The 401st put up the three 12 ship squadrons comprising the 94th Combat Wing "A" Group on this mission. Because of heavy cloud cover, PFF techniques were used once again, and results were not observed. No enemy aircraft were encountered, and flak encountered en route and over the target was meager to moderate.

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Squadron Participants