Mission # 120

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 30 May 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 120
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 380
Mission Comments Airfield Targeted
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided the lead and low groups of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. With good conditions for visual bombing, the target was hit hard.
Primary Target Target: Airfield: Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 31
Aborted - 5
Scrubbed - 2
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

40 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
42‑3441[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑31484Bennett, Dewayne (NMI)Completed MissionLow group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Malone, John JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792Maggart, Richard LAbortedGround spare aircraft; replaced 42‑37822. Low squadron deputy, low group. Turned back over field shortly after takeoff because #2 engine became inoperative and had to be feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑37792.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37974Eakins, Robert NathanialCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Gottfried, Raymond NCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Kelly, John ThomasCompleted MissionWing lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Strong, Bert FCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Brown, Billie BarnardCompleted MissionWing deputy; assumed this role after original deputy aborted.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139Thoma, Edward PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150MacFarlane, Menzies JamesCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Kirkpatrick, William HughCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Hannaford, Vernon LloyalCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Inman, Loren AlexanderCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251June, Glenn JosephCompleted MissionLow squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Hale, Charles EugeneAbortedTurned back at 0948 hrs because #2 and #3 engines failed.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Birckhead, Robert BruceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Meland, Ralph WCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Johnson, William TCompleted MissionLow squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Peterson, Harold WilliamCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Melzar, Raymond AugustusCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97449Wortman, Marshall (NMI)AbortedTurned back at 0926 hrs because radio operator became ill.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑102442.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824James, Robert HueyCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Burkhard, James AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Liebert, Jack LCompleted MissionGround spare aorcraft; replaced 42‑97521.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑102459Sullivan, James DominicCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Gowder, Charles FredAbortedTurned back at 0952 hrs due to illness of tail gunner.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Rosborough, James EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Dean, Ralph MCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Carey, Gates ChapmanCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy, lead group; assumed this role after original deputy aborted.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur ArimeseCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Shearer, Wilbur LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Sammons, Gerald BusbyCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Melsen, Howard CarlCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064Stevens, Raymond RobertAbortedTurned back at 0942 hrs because of a leak in the glycol system behind #2 engine, which pilot thought was an excessive gas leak.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Pompe, Bernard JosephCompleted MissionLow group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Menke, Robert ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT