S E C R E T

 

PLAN ABLE RED FORCE

 

15 APRIL 1945

 

 

 

 

ABLE FLIGHT

 

42-Z-Pascoe-Stefonowicz-Smith

CHARLIE FLIGHT

43-J-Spellany-McKinnis-Kowalchuk

65-C-Fyhrrie-Smith

41-K-Anstett

70-J-Smith

55-A-Reece

 

74-H-Feiertag

56-E-Porter

 

77-E-Vugrinovich

50-L-Zimmerman

 

68-S-Pohl

44-G-Owens

 

69-R-Cessna

45-R-Laws

63-I-Stresky

53-T-Graf

62-A-Earyall

 

62- -Owaley

DOG FLIGHT

 

38-A-Thorne-Hoermann-George

FOX FLIGHT

7-P-Lee-Mattes-Ayres

-I-Bunch-Emmerting

23-I-Anderson

18-O-Metz

38-Y-Emmons

START ENGINES: 1030B

4-K-Doty

25-L-Cox

TAXI : 1040B

19-C-Gilbert

24-T-Bjolin

TAKE OFF : 1050B

3-N-Wood

28-R-White

Depart base: 1210B at 10,000

6-S-Arrell

35-S-Lyon

 

14-H-Sieber

34-X-Ryman

16-X-Hughes

32-M-Moore

1-B-Levine

 

5-G-Christensen

 

 

RENDEZVOUS:

None. All groups will leave departure point Bovino at 10,000 ft.

 

Direct to KP. 451 at 1215B, 484 at 1222B, 461 at 1225B.

 

FLIGHT PLAN

DIST.

C.C.

ETA

ALT.

 

 

 

 

 

Bovino

 

 

1215

 

KP Giglio (4222N, 1054E)

211

294

1330

14,000

TP #1 Piombino (4256N, 1032E)

40

340

1344

19,000

TP #2 Volterra (4324N, 1055E)

32

28

1355

20,000

IP Pistoia (4356N, 1055E)

32

006

1406

20,000

Target

31

27

1417

20,000

RP Spilamberto (4432N, 1101E)

13

319

1421

20,000

TP #3 Monfestino (4425N, 1047E)

13

243

1425

 

TP #4 Borgo (4350N, 1032E)

27

209

1433

 

TP #5 Gorgona (4326N, 0954E)

43

225

1446

 

TP #6 Montecristo (4220N, 1019E)

69

167

1507

 

Base

243

105

1632

 

 

ESCORT:

Callsign - MIXTUB

RECALL: BLACKJACK

CALLSIGNS:

451 - ENCORE 1

484 ENCORE 2

461 ENCORE 3

WX RECON A/C:

Route out only SAXHORN

FLARES:

Red-Red Rendezvous

Yellow-Yellow - Level off

 

Green-Yellow - Descent

Red-Yellow - Climb

TOWER FLARES:

Green - Start Engines

Yellow - Stand by

Red - Stand down

WINDOW:

None will loaded.

 

 

NOTES:

1. Group will be at bombing altitude 5 minutes before I.P.

 

2. PFF aircraft will lead for navigation only. This is a planned VISUAL mission.

 

3. Under no circumstances will aircraft land at Florence or Falconara

 

4. 726th Sq will furnish WX Recon A/C on route out.

 

5. Emergency fields: East coast Iesi, Biferno.

West coast Rosignano, Pontedera.

NO ALTERNATES ARE ASSIGNED!!!