PLAN ABLE

 

DATE: 14 MARCH 1945

RR CARS IN BRUCK M/Y (47 26, 15 17)

MISSION: 193

A BOX (766)

 

 

11. SHAW (COL HARDY) 53 N A & B CHANNEL

 

 

12. CURTIS (43 D) B CHANNEL

 

B BOX 767

13. THOMAS 49 J C CHANNEL

 

11. WALSH (CLAY) 77 R

21. WEIMANN (CAPT YETTER) 45 F A CHANNEL

 

12 RYAN 63 D

22. BONTEMPO 47 H B CHANNEL

 

13. HENRY 61 B

23. MC KEE 51 L C CHANNEL

 

21. MILLER 73 N

31. COURTNEY 41 D A CHANNEL

 

22. KEUSTERSTEFFEN 65 F

32. BARCUS 46 G B CHANNEL

 

23. YAUGER 68 I

33. COLEMAN 54 D C CHANNEL

 

31. ROEMER 75 P

SPARE REG 55 P SPARE PFF 16 P

 

32. RUSH 66 G

 

 

33. CARD 74 O

D BOX (764)

 

 

11. LIVELY (BOYD) 19 S

 

 

12. GRESS 6 F

 

E BOX (765)

13. ROSENBURG 12 L

 

11. WELTON 23 D

21. YOUNG 4 D

 

12. WILSON 26 G

22. ALEXANDER 11 K

 

13. FRATTONE 32 M

23. RATHFELDER 8 H

 

21. BRADY 29 J

31. TETZLOFF 14 N

 

22. WOJKOWIAK 38 S

32. PETTY 5 E

 

23. BAREN 35 P

33. SPEHALSKY 15 O

 

31. VLADYKA 25 F

SPARE REG 7 G

 

32. SKINNER 27 H

 

 

33. MICHAELIS 33 N

SQUADRON CALL SIGNS

764th PHILLIP 766th WELLDONE

765th SAMSON 767th TOOLCASE

RADIO CHECK: 0802

START ENGINES: A BOX 0805 B BOX 0807 C BOX 0809 E BOX 0811

FIRST SHIP TAXI: 0820 FIRST SHIP OFF: 0830

ASSEMBLED OVER LAVELLO: ALTITUDE 7,000 DEPART LAVELLO: 0928

DEPART BOVINO: ALT 7,000 TIME 0938

FIGHTER RENDEZVOUS:

1.     TYPE: _________ TIME: ____ ALT ______ OVER __________ P-T-W

LAVELLO TO BOVINO H 303 DIST 23 TIME 0938 ALT 7,000

BOVINO TO CASALNUOVO H 338 DIST 25 TIME 0948 ALT CLIMB 18,000

CASALNUOVO TO CP GUSGE H 19 DIST 235 TIME 1121 ALT: 18,000 (1117)

CP GUSGE TO TP #1 SAENTGOTTHARD H 355 DIST 96 TIME 1155 ALT CLIMB 22,000

TP #1 SAENTGOTTHARD TO TP #2 WALDEGG H 353 DIST 54 TIME 1213 ALT CLIMB 22,000

TP #2 WALDEGG TO TP #3 HAINFELD H 312 DIST 15 TIME 1218 ALT 22,000

TP #3 HAINFELD TO (IP) TURNITZ H 247 DIST 12 TIME 1222 ALT 22,000

(IP) TURNITZ TO TARGET H 198 DIST 33 TIME 1230 ALT 22,000 (1231)

RALLY: SLIGHT LEFT

TARGET TO TP #4 DRAVOGRAD H 195 DIST 49 TIME 1243 ALT DOWN 18,000

TP #4 DRAVOGRAD TO TP #5 NOVO MESTRO H 176 DIST 47 TIME 1256 ALT DOWN 18,000

TP #5 NOVO MESTRO TO BASE H 177 DIST 276 TIME 1423 ALT DOWN 5,000

LANDING: 2700

RADIO: BOMBER COMMAND 4885 KC US TOWERS 6440 KC

A CHANNEL VHF BIG FENCE, FIGHTER-BOMBER, WEATHER SHIP

B CHANNEL VHF 461ST BOMB GROUP

C CHANNEL VHF 49TH BOMB WING

D CHANNEL VHF DITCHING AND EMERGENCY OVER WATER

BOMBER CALL SIGNS: 461ST PIXIS 2 451ST PIXIS 3 484TH PIXIS 1

RECALL SIGN: POOPDRED

FIGHTER CALL SIGNS: ROAST LAMB

WEATHER SHIP CALL SIGNS: (OUT) GREENHERD 1 (BACK) GREENHERD 2

VISUAL SIGNALS: RED-RED ABANDON PRIMARY RED-YELLOW CLIMB

YELLOW-YELLOW LEVEL OFF GREEN-YALLOW LET DOWN

AIRSPEEDS: 160 CLIMB, 160 CRUISE, 170 LET DOWN

INTERVALOMETER SETTING: VISUAL 30

GAS LOAD 2700, OXYGEN FULL, AMMO FULL, BOMBS 7-500 RDX .1 NOSE .01 TAIL

TOWER FLARES: GREEN START ENGINES, YELLOW STAND BY SHIP, RED STAND

BY SQDN OPNS

GROUP LEADER: COL HARDY SHIP NUMBER 53 N

DEPUTY GROUP LEADER: CAPT YETTER SHIP NUMBER 45 F

ORDER OF FLIGHT: 484th 461st 451st

ALTERNATE TARGETS

4. (IP) ST MARTIN TARGET WEINER NEUSTEDT M/Y H 331 ALT 21,000 RALLY: LEFT

10. (IP) HIFLAU TARGET KNITTLEFELDH 172 ALT 20,000 RALLY: LEFT

11. (IP) TURNITZ TARGET KROTTENDORF ST MARIEN ENG WKS H 194 ALT 22,000

RALLY: LEFT

WING KEY POINT TIMES CALL SIGNS: RUSSIAN RECOGNITION SIGNALS

5TH JETBLACK BASIC: ROCK WINGS 3 TO 5 times

55TH HEADTOP SECONDARY: RED FLARE

49TH HOTIRON

304TH MAYFLOWER RUSSIAN LANDING CODEWORD BLUEJACKET

SWISS LANDING CODEWORD HORSECOLLAR