Mission Details for Kiel (#5)



Number: 5
Date: 12/13/1943 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Lt. Colonel Harris E. Rogner
Crews Briefed:
Details: The port of Kiel on the Baltic Sea, Germany.

Flying Control

Runway: 5
Engines: 0750 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan05.jpg
Taxi: 0800
Take Off: 0815
E.T.R.: 1504
Notes: 0843 hours - 21 aircraft off OK.
1545 hours - All aircraft down safely.


Aircraft: 21
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: Eighteen aircraft attacked the primary target, the bombing having been carried out by PFF methods due to poor weather, with unobserved results. Four aircraft of the 401st sustained battle damage but all returned safely.

Mission Assignments

Squadron Participants