Mission # 302

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 3 April 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 302
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 926
Mission Comments Weather Forces Change
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing B group on today's mission. Solid clouds prevented visual attack on the primary target, so the secondary target was attacked using PFF aiming.
Primary Target Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Secondary (PFF)
Target: Deutsche Werke Drydocks
Type: Shipyards
Location: Kiel, Germany
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

42 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
42‑97309Voiland, Eugene E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Henry, Robert T Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Wilson, Robert L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Montgomery, Robert W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Blagg, John Anthony Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑37917Oliver, Mando (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Martin, Byron L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Hatch, William Alva Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Wahlstrom, Harry Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Leavitt, Philip Neldon Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Aitken, Robert P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Bowman, Harold H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑8430.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Gregg, William G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Martin, Gerald L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Knaur, John S Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Kowats, Daniel Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Murphy, William C Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Magleby, Calvin Charles Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Turner, Willard Jerome Completed MissionGroup deputy and lead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Donnell, Alonzo McWilliams Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Gray, Fred Price Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Van Pelt, Charles A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Spangler, George Knox Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Jamison, Joseph F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
44‑6923MacKellar, Donald Allen Completed MissionThis was the engineer's last combat mission. He was so happy he started firing his guns over the English Channel. One bullet accidentally hit the tail gunner, Brown, putting him in the hospital with a slight head wound and concussion. This mishap saved Brown's life as he was not able to fly with MacKellar on 6 April.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Burroughs, Edwin C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Zakas, Joseph (NMI) Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38757.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Funk, Donald Olsen Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8580[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF ground spare.
44‑8608Moorhead, Harris L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8665Gilmer, Charles E Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Haaf, Arthur H Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Carroll, James E Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT