Mission Details for Frankfurt (#20)



Number: 20
Date: 2/4/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Maj. A.C. Brooks
Crews Briefed:
Details: Engineering Plant

Flying Control

Runway: 28
Engines: 0755 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan28.jpg
Taxi: 0805
Take Off: 0820
Notes: 31 aircraft off on operations by 0901 hours. All but one of the operational aircraft had landed by 1614 hours.


Aircraft: 31
Lost Over Continent: 1
Lost Other: 0
Summary: In spite of intense flak, the Group ploughed through a heavy overcast in 45 degree below zero weather to successfully bomb the target. Lt. Frank J. Zitkovic's crew, flying "Nobody's Baby" (#42-31036), was hit by flak and went down. None of the crew survived.

Mission Assignments

Squadron Participants