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 Lee AbortedTurned back with oxygen system trouble.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38013Bahten, John Irwin Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Combs, William Felix Completed MissionHigh Squadron Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Lynch, Edward Thomas Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97263Dudock, Edward Peter Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Heim, Gerard Anthony Completed MissionLow Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Patella, Joseph David Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Young, Daniel Monroe Completed MissionLanded away at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk, on return due to battle damage and wounded aboard.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Melzar, Raymond Augustus Completed MissionLanded away at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367Mulvehill, Edmund Whelan Completed 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 Thomas Completed 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 Frank Completed MissionWing Deputy. PFF ship provided by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Pluhar, Emil Edward Completed MissionLow Squadron Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Cranstoun, Richard Leroy Completed MissionLow Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur Arimese Completed MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064Coleman, Lee Browning Failed to ReturnLead Squadron. Knocked down by FLAK.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Liebert, Jack Louis Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Booska, Maurice Arthur Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109McGee, Leonard Vincent Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141James, Robert Huey Completed MissionHigh Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT