Mission Number 206
17 June 1945
Kagoshima Urban Area
314th Bombardment Wing
- Number A/C
- % A/C
97.46% (117 primary and 1 opportunity)
- Type Bombs
and Fuzes: E-46 and
AN-M17A1, 500# incendiary clusters set to open at 5000’ above
Target; AN-M47A2, 100# incendiary bombs, instantaneous
- Tons of
Bombs Dropped: 809.6
tons on primary and 7 tons on opportunity.
- Time Over
Primary: 0006K - 0149K
of Attack: 7000 - 9200
Over Target: 6/10 -
- Total A/C
- Resume of
showed 2 sq. mi. (or 41%) of the built up area destroyed. Total
damage is now 50%. The B-29 lost crashed into the sea 50-75 miles
off coast of Japan, reason unknown. All crew members are missing.
Two B-29’s were non-effective. Heavy and automatic weapons A/A fire
was intense, accurate and inaccurate in Target area. Sixteen E/A
sighted and made 1 attack. Three B-29’s landed at Iwo Jima.
Average Bomb Load: 14,508 lbs. Average Fuel Reserve: 712 gallons.