Mission # 276

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 27 February 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 276
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 851
Mission Comments Leipzig Targeted
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing C Group on today's mission. With the visual primary target obscured by clouds, the formation attacked the PFF secondary target.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) PFF Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 34
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 3
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Returned Early - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

44 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
42‑32106Burroughs, Edwin C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43-38752.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Connor, John Michael Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102518Smith, Eliot H Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑6892.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Ferrell, Oran D Returned EarlyLead Squadron hot camera ship. Turned back at 1325 hrs because #1 turbo failed; jettisoned bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Peterson, Calvin J Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Carpenter, Dean E Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Cathey, George Warlick Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Haaf, Arthur Herschel Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hewes, Charles Pershing Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Tatulis, Charles Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Smith, Jack L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Miley, Harold L Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38678.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Lewis, Charles Allyn Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Graehl, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑38588.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Shuff, Charles Bernard Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37788. Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Griffin, Robert Stanley Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Drew, James Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Jerome, Edwin Anthony Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Williams, Philip Young Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Boyette, Irving H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39035Tebo, Clerance L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Donnell, Alonzo McWilliams Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39060Gilmer, Charles E Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Carlson, Russell E AbortedTurned back at 1224 hrs due to oxygen regulator failure.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Ostnes, Leif Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Festersen, John Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6590Starr, William George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Spangler, George Knox Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102518.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Funk, Donald Olsen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Henry, Robert T Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923MacKellar, Donald Allen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Herring, Harold F Completed MissionLow Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Ellis, Harold Richard Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
PFF ship.
44‑8665Chmura, Edward (NMI) Completed MissionGroup lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Bennett, Ralph J Completed MissionGroup deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Lucas, Roy E Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT