Mission Details for Augsburg (#28)



Number: 28
Date: 2/25/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Maj. W.T. Seawell
Crews Briefed: 20
Details: Aircraft manufacturing plant

Flying Control

Runway: 5
Engines: 0820 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan05.jpg
Taxi: 0835
Take Off: 0850
E.T.R.: 1750
Notes: 20 aircraft were airborne by 0915 hours. All aircraft were back safely by 1819 except three, which were forced to land at other air bases.


Aircraft: 20
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: Major W. T. Seawell led the 94th combat wing on this mission, which marked the sixth day of the major offensive by the 8th Air Force against the Luftwaffe in the air and aircraft manufacturing facilities on the ground. Lt. Durward Fesmire completed his 100th mission on this operation, 92 of which had been flown in the Pacific before joining the 401st Bomb Group.

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