Mission Number 270
15/16 July 1945
Nippon Oil Co. at Kudamatsu (90.32 - 657A)
Number A/C Airborne:
% A/C Bombing Primary:
85.5% (59 Primary and 3 Opportunity)
Type of Bombs and Fuzes:
AN-M64 500# G.P., 1/10 delay nose and 1/100 delay tail.
Tons of Bombs Dropped:
476.8 tons on Primary and 28.7 tons on Opportunity, 17 tons on
Time Over Primary:
200041K - 200201K
Altitude of Attack:
10,230 - 11,700
Weather Over Target:
3/10 - 10/10
Total A/C Lost:
Resume of Mission:
Results were unobserved. A/C
bombed by radar and 7 visually.
Seven A/C were non-effective.
Thirty-two E/A sighted made no attacks.
Flak was heavy, nil to meager, and in- accurate.
Estimated 10-13 S/L's, generally ineffective, observed in
Two wind-run A/C also airborne and bombed their primary
Target, Ube Coal
Liquefaction Co. Five B-29s
landed at Iwo Jima.
Average bomb load: 17,806 lbs. Average fuel reserve: 1,066