Mission # 262

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 29 January 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 262
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 811
Mission Comments Transportation Targeted
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided the high squadron of the 41st B Combat Wing on today's mission, which was accomplished as briefed.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Siegen, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Gee-H)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 11
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Returned Early - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

17 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
42‑37788[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97510Festersen, John Carl AbortedGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 44‑6476. Aborted with a runaway prop.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 401st BG with Gee-H navigator.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Springsted, Donald George Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Long, Robert Clay Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Whitesides, John B Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Hollingsworth, Frederick Clay Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38927Kramer, William Leo Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019MacKellar, Donald Allen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Abbott, William H Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑8007. Group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39060Johnson, Donald Ernest Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97510.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Funk, Donald Olsen Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6590Sharp, Alan E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑39053.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Keller, Marion Wayne Completed MissionGroup lead; PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Baughman, John R Returned EarlyAlthough experiencing an oxygen system failure during the mission, this crew managed to bomb the primary target with the Group.
SORTIE REPORT