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 CAbortedGround 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 GeorgeCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Long, Robert ClayCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Whitesides, John BFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Hollingsworth, Frederick ClayCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38927Kramer, William LeoCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019MacKellar, Donald AllenCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Abbott, William HCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑8007. Group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39060Johnson, Donald ErnestCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97510.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Funk, Donald OlsenCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6590Sharp, Alan ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑39053.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Keller, Marion WayneCompleted MissionGroup lead; PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Baughman, John RReturned EarlyAlthough experiencing an oxygen system failure during the mission, this crew managed to bomb the primary target with the Group.
SORTIE REPORT