Mission # 119

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 29 May 1944
384th Mission Number
 
119
8th Air Force Mission Number 379
Mission Comments Long Mission, Good Bombing
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two group-size formations on today's mission. One group led the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing, and the other formed the low group of the wing. 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

43 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sortable by Aircraft, Pilot, Results, and Mission/Sortie Information
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑3441Inman, Loren AlexanderAbortedLow squadron deputy, low group. 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 LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Armstrong, Lloyd RolandCompleted MissionWing lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758Bagby, Donald WoodsCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Stevens, Raymond RobertCompleted MissionGround spare aircraft; replaced 42‑97150.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑37974Halasz, John JuliusCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982James, Robert HueyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Berbrich, John MartinCompleted MissionLow group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Gottfried, Raymond NCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Wright, James WileyCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139Courtemanche, Ralph EudorCompleted MissionLow group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Gibson, James AllenCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑37776.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Peterson, Walter ThomasCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Maggart, Richard LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201MacFarlane, Menzies JamesCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Hale, Charles EugeneCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Thoma, Edward PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Brown, Donald HaroldCompleted MissionLow squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Birckhead, Robert BruceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Peck, Harland KCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Rimbold, Arthur ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Burkhard, James AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Kelley, Robert EncilCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97449Wortman, Marshall (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Van Every, Russell MCompleted 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 FCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Adams, William LowellCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Dean, Ralph MCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑102500Melsen, Howard CarlCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Malone, John JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Shearer, Wilbur LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Brown, Billie BarnardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Fitzgerald, Thomas HAbortedTurned back at a point 15 miles NE of field due to oil leaking from cooler of #2 engine.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Sammons, Gerald BusbyCompleted MissionLow squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Rosborough, James EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Ungerman, Kenneth ACompleted 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 MissionWing deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Liebert, Jack LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107221Lane, Edward WilliamCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT