B-17G " Channel Express III " 42-40050 612th
19 Jun 1944 Mission # 93 Target: Bordeaux, France
19 Jun 1944 , 04:45 engines are on.
41 aircraft were airborne by 05:53 , mission #93 , target today is a airfield at Bordeaux.
The Group encountered heavy clouds up to 30,000 feet on this mission.
They were led to the correct course, enabling the Wing Bombardier, Capt. Fesmire, to score a "shack".
Several minutes of very accurate flak were experienced over the target, resulting in the loss of three 401st aircraft.
Missing Air Crew Report : 6002
1. Organization : AAF Sta 128.
Walter N. Haberer Capt. 0-409740 612 th
- A/C turned off course, lost altitude and blew up.
No flak was encountered or observed in area at time.
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