American missions against Buayan (Boayan) and Buayan Airfield
September 6 - October 11, 1944
September 6, 1944
(FEAF) Twelve B-25s from the 345th BG, 500th BS, 499th BS took off from Middleburg Airfield, escorting was a squadron of P-38s. One B-25 aborted the mission due to fuel transfer problems. The 500th BS attacked a motor pool nearby and the 499th attacked the airfield, dropping 54 parademo bombs, leaving two hangers burning. Anti-aircraft fire was at first weak and strengthened during the raid, damaging B-25 "Lady Ruth". Afterwards, the 499th joined attacking the motor pool and then departed. Reference: Warpatth Across the Pacific page 185.
October 11, 1944
(FEAF) At night B-24s bomb Buayoan.