Mission # 119

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 29 May 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 119
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 379   (more...)
Mission Comments Long Mission, Good Bombing
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two group-size formations on today's mission as the Lead and Low Groups of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing, the third of five Wings in Air Task Force Three. With CAVU conditions in the primary target area, bombs were placed right on the primary target.
Primary Target Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 37
Failed To Return - 1
Aborted - 2
Scrubbed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

43 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
42‑3441Inman, Loren Alexander AbortedLow Group, Low Squadron Deputy. Turned back at 0944 hrs because an oil pressure line broke; the engine caught fire and had to be feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31222Rucker, David Leroy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Armstrong, Lloyd Roland Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758Bagby, Donald Woods Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Stevens, Raymond Robert Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97150.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑37974Halasz, John Julius Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982James, Robert Huey Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Berbrich, John Martin Completed MissionLow Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Gottfried, Raymond Nathan Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Wright, James Wiley Completed MissionLow Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139Courtemanche, Ralph Eudor Completed MissionLow Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Gibson, James Allen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑37776.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Peterson, Walter Thomas Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Maggart, Richard Lee Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201MacFarlane, Menzies James Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Hale, Charles Eugene Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Thoma, Edward Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Brown, Donald Harold Completed MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Birckhead, Robert Bruce Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Peck, Harland K Completed MissionLow Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Rimbold, Arthur Arimese Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Burkhard, James Albert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Kelley, Robert Encil Completed MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97449Wortman, Marshall (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Van Every, Russell Meredith Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97573Moore, Mark (NMI) Failed to ReturnApparently struck by flak, 'fell out of formation and dropped down in a right turn and swung around to 6 o'clock low. Five to nine chutes have been reported as emerging.' There may have been fires aboard. Aircraft apparently exploded in mid-air. MACR 5318
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Strong, Bert F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Adams, William Lowell Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Dean, Ralph Merrick Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑102500Melsen, Howard Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Malone, John J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Shearer, Wilbur Lee Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Brown, Billie Barnard Completed MissionLow Group. Assumed Low Squadron Deputy position after Inman aborted.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Fitzgerald, Thomas Hayward AbortedTurned back at a point 15 miles NE of field due to oil leaking from cooler of #2 engine.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Sammons, Gerald Busby Completed MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Rosborough, James Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Ungerman, Kenneth Armistead Completed MissionLanded away at RAF Oulton, Norfolk, on return due to fuel leak between #1 and #2 engines after bombing target.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Bennett, Dewayne (NMI) Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Liebert, Jack Louis Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107221Lane, Edward William Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT