Mission Details for Frankfurt (#23)



Number: 23
Date: 2/11/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Capt. D.G. McCree
Crews Briefed: 37
Details: Engineering Plant

Flying Control

Runway: 33
Engines: 0720 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan33.jpg
Taxi: 0735
Take Off: 0750
Notes: One aircraft (#026) landed at 1111 hours after being shot up by one of our own B-17's, running off the runway with a flat tire and all rudder controls gone. All other operational aircraft were back by 1555 hours.


Aircraft: 36
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: Captain Donald McCree led the Group to Frankfurt, the site of important aircraft and manufacturing plants. He reported a very successful mission, stating: "We could see the target area, and our bombs smacked right into it. The fighter support was superb."

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