Mission # 99

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 1 May 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 99
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 332   (more...)
Mission Comments Last Resort Target Bombed
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Wing on today's mission. Clouds solidly covered the primary target, so the mission commander led the wing in an attack on an airfield in the Amiens/Poix area of France.
Primary Target Target: Launch Site in Foret Nationale de Tournehem
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Foret Nationale de Tournehem, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Last Resort Target (Visual)
Target: Poix Airfirld
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Amiens/Poix (Poix-de-Picardie?), France
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 18
Aborted - 3
Scrubbed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Flight Completed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

25 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
42‑31211Ulrey, Edgar Ellsworth Completed MissionWing Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31235Gottfried, Raymond Nathan AbortedNumbers 2 & 3 superchargers were out; aircraft was unable to stay in formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31435[N/A]ScrubbedReturned to base because #1 engine failed. Replaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑37776.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Hall, Barney Marcus AbortedHigh Squadron Deputy. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑31435, after landing. Took off again but turned back near mid-channel at 0930 hrs because he could not locate formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785Johnson, William T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982Sharff, Sampson (NMI) Completed MissionWent over target but did not release bombs because of 9/10th haze and undercast.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Inman, Loren Alexander Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑97081Strand, Robert Earl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139Decker, Charles Edgar Completed MissionWing Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142 Armstrong, Lloyd Roland Flight CompletedWeather ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Farthing, Frank (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Wright, James Wiley Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Kelly, John Thomas Completed MissionLow Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Meland, Ralph W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Sullivan, James Dominic Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Boger, Eugene Arthur Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367Kelsay, Omar Frank Completed MissionLow Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97404Foster, James E Completed MissionHigh Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97449Coleman, Lee Browning Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97573Pompe, Bernard Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Courtemanche, Ralph Eudor Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107074Malone, John J AbortedTurned back over base because pilot got severe cramp in knee joint.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Humbles, Alfred T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT