Mission # 158

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 16 July 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 158
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 476   (more...)
Mission Comments Again to Munich
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing, the fifth of seven wings of Air Task Force #1, on today's mission. Again the weather required the use of PFF aiming for dropping the bomb loads.
Primary Target Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 16
Failed To Return - 1
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

23 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
42‑37974Maggart, Richard LeeAbortedTurned back with oxygen system trouble.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38013Bahten, John IrwinCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Combs, William FelixCompleted MissionHigh Squadron Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Lynch, Edward ThomasFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97263Dudock, Edward PeterFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Heim, Gerard AnthonyCompleted MissionLow Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Patella, Joseph DavidCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Young, Daniel MonroeCompleted MissionLanded away at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk, on return due to battle damage and wounded aboard.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Melzar, Raymond AugustusCompleted MissionLanded away at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367Mulvehill, Edmund WhelanCompleted MissionLead Squadron Hot Camera Ship. Crash-landed at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk, on return due to battle damage.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97543Pryor, Raymond ThomasCompleted MissionWing Lead. This PFF ship was provided by the 305th BG, with a radar navigator, 1Lt Albert G D'Amico, from the 306th BG.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97691Kelsay, Omar FrankCompleted MissionWing Deputy. PFF ship provided by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Pluhar, Emil EdwardCompleted MissionLow Squadron Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Cranstoun, Richard LeroyCompleted MissionLow Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur ArimeseCompleted MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064Coleman, Lee BrowningFailed to ReturnLead Squadron. Disabled by flak, aircraft exploded in mid-air and crashed southwest of Munich, Germany (German Report KU 2496 is unclear on exact location). MACR 7553
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Liebert, Jack LouisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Booska, Maurice ArthurCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109McGee, Leonard VincentCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141James, Robert HueyCompleted MissionHigh Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT