Mission # 299

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 28 March 1945
384th Mission Number
 
299
8th Air Force Mission Number 917
Mission Comments 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
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Returned To Base - 1
Landed In Allied Territory - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

43 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sorted by Aircraft serial Number, 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 PCompleted 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 CCompleted MissionReplaced 43‑38588.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Leavitt, Philip NeldonCompleted MissionReplaced 43‑38584.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Carney, William RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Blagg, John AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑102620.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced 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 ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Bowman, Harold HFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Blankenmeyer, William JReturned To BaseWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Murphy, William CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Henry, Robert TCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Carlson, Russell ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Gray, Fred PriceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Ostnes, Leif RobertCompleted MissionHigh squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Hatch, William AlvaFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Smisek, William JosephCompleted MissionLow squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Spangler, George KAbortedTurned 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,
Unused
Lead 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