Mission # 296

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 24 March 1945
384th Mission Number
 
296
8th Air Force Mission Number 911
Mission Comments Weather Cooperates
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two missions today. For the early morning mission, thirty-seven 384th aircraft and crews formed the 41st Bomb Wing A Group. Weather at the target was CAVU permitting visual sighting: bombing results were pretty good.
Primary Target Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 39
Scrubbed - 3
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

44 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sortable by Aircraft, Pilot, Results, and Mission/Sortie Information
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑32106Blagg, John AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 43‑38647.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Lucas, Roy ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 92nd BG for today's mission. Manned by 92nd BG personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑98027[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 306th BG for today's mission. Manned by 306th BG personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Knaur, John SCompleted MissionHigh squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Spangler, George KCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917MacDonald, Ranald HFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Baughman, John RCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 305th BG for today's mission. Manned by 305th BG personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Henry, Robert TCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Seavey, Homer CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Sperry, Dale MCompleted MissionGround spare aircraft; replaced 42‑37788.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold LCompleted MissionLow squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Moorhead, Harris LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Leavitt, Philip NeldonCompleted MissionLead squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Magleby, Calvin CharlesCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Martin, Byron LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Murphy, William CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Pierce, Oscar WCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Kowats, Daniel FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Ramsay, Walter ECompleted MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Miller, John CCompleted MissionGround spare aircraft; replaced 44‑6514.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Jordan, Theodore GustavCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Gray, Fred PriceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 43‑39236.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Richardson, George PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Turner, Willard JeromeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Hatch, William AlvaCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923Carpenter, Dean ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Warner, Henry LCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H aircraft.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Burroughs, Edwin CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Boyette, Irving HCompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Wilson, Robert LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8665Welsh, James HCompleted MissionLead ground spare aircraft; replaced 44‑8789. Low squadron lead. Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Saxton, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by lead ground spare aircraft 44‑8665.
SORTIE REPORT