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Mission # 95

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 25 April 1944
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 95, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 317
Traffic and Weather Prevent Attack
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the high group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Bombs were held at the primary target because another group was below the 384th. An attampt to attack the secondary target was thwarted by cloud cover, as was an attempt to bomb the airfield at Abbeville.
Primary Target Target: Metz-Frescaty Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Metz, France
Target Attacked (Mode) No Target Attacked
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 19
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 1
Aborted - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

22 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sorted by Pilot, and may be sorted by any column: click the column head.
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑3440Boger, Eugene ArthurCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30026Malone, John JamesCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Goller, Theodore (NMI)Completed MissionLanded away at RAF Pershore, Worcestershire, on return due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758Clayton, John EarlCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Meland, Ralph WendellCompleted MissionLanded away at RNAS Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, on return due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785Johnson, William TCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Landed away at RNAS Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, on return due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Strand, Robert EarlAborted Mission After Taking Off.Number 2 and 4 superchargers failed; unable to keep up with formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792Kirkpatrick, William HughAborted Mission After Taking Off.After landing to correct a loose fuel filler cap, took off again, but lost part of oxygen system.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982Herbert, Joseph RobertCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Kelly, John ThomasFlying Spare, Returned As Briefed SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Bennett, Phillip NathanCompleted MissionGroup lead. Col. William L Travis, 41st Bomb Wing, aboard as combat flight leader.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139Decker, Charles EdgarCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Daskey, Kendall (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Brown, Donald HaroldCompleted MissionLanded away at RAF Beaulieu, Hampshire, on return due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Berbrich, John MartinCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Farthing, Frank (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367Kelsay, Omar FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Foster, James EverettCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Coleman, Lee BrowningCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Laboda, Joseph StanleyCompleted MissionGroup deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Cole, Howard WoodrowCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Corcoran, John JosephCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT