Mission # 95

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 25 April 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 95
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 317
Mission Comments 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
Aborted - 2
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 1
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 Arthur Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30026Malone, John J Completed 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 Earl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Meland, Ralph W Completed MissionLanded away at RNAS Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, on return due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785Johnson, William T Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Landed away at RNAS Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, on return due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Strand, Robert Earl AbortedNumber 2 and 4 superchargers failed; unable to keep up with formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792Kirkpatrick, William Hugh AbortedAfter landing to correct a loose fuel filler cap, took off again, but lost part of oxygen system.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982Herbert, Joseph Robert Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Kelly, John Thomas Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Bennett, Phillip Nathan Completed MissionGroup lead. Col. William L Travis, 41st Bomb Wing, aboard as combat flight leader.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139Decker, Charles Edgar Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Daskey, Kendall (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Brown, Donald Harold Completed MissionLanded away at RAF Beaulieu, Hampshire, on return due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Berbrich, John Martin Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Farthing, Frank (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367Kelsay, Omar Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Foster, James E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Coleman, Lee Browning Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Laboda, Joseph Stanley Completed MissionGroup deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Cole, Howard Woodrow Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Corcoran, John Joseph Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT