PLAN

 

DATE: 21 APRIL 1945

 

MISSION: 219

 

A BOX 767TH (TOOLCASE)

B BOX 766TH (WELLDONE)

 

11. BOYER (POOLE) 76 Q A & C CHNL

11. FRIEDERSDORF 53 N

 

12. HENRY 74 O D CHNL

12. FALKNER 41 B

 

13. HARRISON 64 E C CHNL

13. BARNHART 47 H

 

21. WILLING (HESS) 79 T A CHNL

21. GUYTON 46 G

 

22. AUSTIN 63 D B CHNL

22. COURTNEY 40 A

 

23. HUTTON 73 N C CHNL

23. CURTIS 51 L

 

31. HUCHZERMEIER 77 R B CHNL

31. BONTEMPO 44 E

 

32. KUESTERSTEFFEN 61 B B CHNL

32. MC KEE 49 J

 

33. BALLINGER 68 I B CHNL

33. MAHLUM 56 Q

 

41. STEINBERG 65 F B CHNL

41. MISIUS 48 I

 

SPARE PFF 50 K

 

 

SPARE REG 66 G

 

 

 

 

 

D BOX 765TH (SAMSON)

E BOX 764TH (PHILLIP)

 

11. WHALEN (GRAY) 36 Q

11. LIVELY 8 H

 

12. ST. JOHN 34 O

12. TETZLAFF 7 G

 

13. VLADYKA 35 P

13. BOOZER 11 K

 

21. STAPLES (MC DONNEL) 20 A

21. CRUMBO 2 B

 

22. BARAN 23 D

22. GULIS 6 F

 

23. BREWSTER 33 N

23. ARNHOLT 12 L

 

31. FRATTONE 31 L

31.TODD 17 Q

 

32. MILLER 38 S

32. SKALOMENOS 1 A

 

33. RIELAND 32 M

33. ALEXANDER 18 R

 

41. DEMMOND 24 E

41. MC GOEY (INGRAM 5 E

 

 

SPARE 4 D

RADIO CHECK: 08:07

START ENGINES: A BOX 08:10 B BOX 08:12 D BOX 08:14 E BOX 08:16

FIRST SHIP TAXI: 08:23 FIRST SHIP OFF: 08:30

ASSEMBLED OVER LAVELLO: ALTITUDE 8,000 DEPART LAVELLO: 09:24

DEPART BOVINO: ALT 8,000 TIME 09:34

ESCORT: 20 P-51S TIME: 12:10 ALT 25,000 ft. OVER NIEDERNDORF FOR P-T-W

LAVELLO TO BOVINO H 303 DIST 23 TIME 09:34 ALT 8,000

BOVINO TO CASALNUOVO H 336 DIST 25 TIME 09:34 ALT CLIMB 16,000

CASALNUOVO TO (KP) LEDENICE H 360 DIST 208 TIME 11:13 ALT: 16,000

(KP) LEDENICE TO TP #1 TRAVISION H 338 DIST 91 TIME 11:49 ALT CLIMB 22,000

TP #1 TRAVISION TO TP #2 MIEDERNDORF H 318 DIST 98 TIME 12:27 ALT CLIMB

22,000

TP #2 MIEDERNDORF TO TP #3 HUGLFING H 286 DIST 45 TIME 12:43 ALT 22,000

TP #3 HUGLFING TO TP #4 TRACHGAU H 239 DIST 15 TIME 12:47 ALT 22,000

TP #4 TRACHGAU TO (IP) SILZ H 174 DIST 23 TIME 12:53 ALT 22,000

(IP) SILZ TO TARGET H 127 DIST 28 TIME 13:00 ALT 22,000

RALLY: LEFT

TARGET TO TP #5 ARTEGNA H 133 DIST 82 TIME 13:23 ALT DOWN 20,000

TP #5 ARTEGNA TO TP #6 POSTHMIA H 126 DIST 53 TIME 13:36 ALT 20,000

TP #6 POSTHMIA TO (KP) LEDENICE H 148 DIST 47 TIME 13:48 ALT 20,000

KP LEDENICE TO BASE H 173 DIST 241 TIME 15:08 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 FIRTREE 3 451ST FIRTREE 1 484TH FIRTREE 2

RECALL SIGN: TRUMPET

FIGHTER CALL SIGNS: PIXIS

WEATHER SHIP CALL SIGNS: (OUT) AIRSLUG 1 (BACK) AIRSLUG 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: 20 ft.

GAS LOAD 2700, OXYGEN FULL, AMMO FULL, BOMBS 10-500 RDX .1 NOSE .025 TAILS

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

BY SQDN OPNS

ALTERNATE FIELDS: PRKOS, RIMINI, MONDOLFO

GROUP LEADER: MAJOR POOLE IN SHIP NUMBER 76 Q

DEPUTY GROUP LEADER: CAPTAIN HESS IN SHIP NUMBER 79 T

ORDER OF FLIGHT: 451st 484th 461st

ALTERNATE TARGETS

1. (IP) NIEDERNDORF TARGET ROSENHEIM W. M/Y H 342 ALT 19,000 RALLY: LEFT

2. (IP) GRNAU TARGET ATTNANG/PUCHIEM M/Y H 314 ALT 19,000 RALLY: LEFT

5. (IP) S. LEONARDO TARGET BOLZANO M/Y H 165 ALT 24,000 RALLY: SLIGHT LEFT

WING KEY POINT TIMES CALL SIGNS:

5TH 11:14-11:44 FOOTHOLD

47th NONE PULPWOOD

55TH NONE TANKSTOP

304th NONE KIDDIES

***** ONLY TARGETS ON THIS FLIGHT PLAN WILL BE BOMBED. *****