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Mission # 299

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 28 March 1945
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 299, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 917
Industrial Plant Attacked
Weather prevented attack on the primary target so the secondary target was attacked using PFF. This plant produced machine tools, small arms gun components, and control apparatus for V-1 and V-2 weapons.
Primary Target Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Secondary (PFF)
Target: Deutsche Industrie Werke
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau, Germany
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 33
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Landed In Allied Territory - 2
Flight Completed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Scrubbed - 2
Aborted - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives
Other Mission Documents 1945-03-28, Low Squadron Lead, P. Y. Williams, R. Cook

43 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
42‑32106[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑37788Martin, Gerald LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Aitken, Robert PartingtonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Magleby, Calvin CharlesCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Montgomery, Robert WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986Hewes, Charles PershingCompleted MissionLead Squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Seavey, Homer CarlCompleted MissionReplaced 43‑38588.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Leavitt, Philip NeldonCompleted MissionReplaced 43‑38584.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Carney, William RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Blagg, John AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102620.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102459.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Ferrell, Oran DLanded In Allied TerritoryLanded away at A-72 (Perrone, France) due to low fuel. Returned to base later.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John CarlCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Bowman, Harold HoraceSpare, Completed MissionLow Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Blankenmeyer, William JFlight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Murphy, William CareyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Henry, Robert TCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Carlson, Russell EdgarCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Gray, Fred PriceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Ostnes, Leif RobertCompleted MissionHigh Squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Hatch, William AlvaSpare, Completed MissionHigh Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Smisek, William JosephCompleted MissionLow Squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Spangler, George KnoxAborted Mission After Taking Off.Turned back due to engine failure (said to have 'exploded'); bomb load jettisoned at 'Point B.'
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Wilson, Robert LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Zakas, Joseph (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Richardson, George PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923Saxton, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Ramsay, Walter ECompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Burroughs, Edwin CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Lewis, Charles AllynCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, UnusedLead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.
44‑8608Meitzler, Roy ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Cook, Raymond DCompleted MissionLead Squadron lead
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Funk, Donald OlsenCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Cathey, George WarlickLanded In Allied TerritoryLanded away at A-72 (Perrone, France) due to low fuel. Returned to base later.
SORTIE REPORT