Mission # 158

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 16 July 1944
384th Mission Number
 
158
8th Air Force Mission Number 476
Mission Comments And ... Again to Munich
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) was the lead group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing 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

23 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sortable by Aircraft, Pilot, Results, and Mission/Sortie Information
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑37974Maggart, Richard LAbortedTurned 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 MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Lynch, Edward ThomasFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97263Dudock, Edward PFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
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 fuel exhaustion.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367Mulvehill, Edmund WhelanCompleted MissionHot 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, Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Pluhar, Emil EdwardCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Cranstoun, Richard LeroyCompleted MissionLow squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur ACompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064Coleman, Lee BrowningFailed to ReturnDisabled 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 LCompleted 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