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 AlexanderAbortedLow 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 LeroyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Armstrong, Lloyd RolandCompleted MissionLead Group, Wing Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758Bagby, Donald WoodsCompleted MissionLead Group, High Squadron Deputy.
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 NathanCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Wright, James WileyCompleted MissionLow Group, High Squadron Lead.
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 LeeCompleted 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 Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Birckhead, Robert BruceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Peck, Harland KCompleted MissionLow Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Rimbold, Arthur ArimeseCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Burkhard, James AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Kelley, Robert EncilCompleted MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
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 LeeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Brown, Billie BarnardCompleted MissionLow Group. Assumed Low Squadron Deputy position after Inman aborted.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Fitzgerald, Thomas HaywardAbortedTurned back at a point 15 miles NE of field due to oil leaking from cooler of #2 engine.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Sammons, Gerald BusbyCompleted MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Lead.
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 MissionLead Group, Wing Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Liebert, Jack LouisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107221Lane, Edward WilliamCompleted MissionLead Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT