Mission Details for Berlin (#34)



Number: 34
Date: 3/9/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Lt. Col. E.W. Brown
Crews Briefed: 24
Details: Ball bearing Works

Flying Control

Runway: 10
Engines: 0745 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan10.jpg
Taxi: 0800
Take Off: 0815
E.T.R.: 1803
Notes: All 24 operational aircraft were airborne by 0848. Upon returning early from the mission, the spare aircraft nosed over after landing, still carrying its bombs. Because it was blocking Runway 23, other aircraft returning early were diverted to Polebrook. All planes had returned by 1820 hours.


Aircraft: 24
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: The Group flew as the Low Box of the 94th Combat Wing and were the fourth wing over the target. As the weather had closed in again over the continent, bombing was done by PFF (radar) therough solid clouds on secondary targets.

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