Mission # 307

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 9 April 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 307
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 935
Mission Comments Airfield Plastered
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing A Group on today's mission. Weather in the target area was CAVU - ceiling and visibiliy unlimited - enabling all groups to bomb the primary target accurately.
Primary Target Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 33
Aborted - 3
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Flight Completed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

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
42‑37788[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38208Pinson, William T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Voiland, Eugene E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Casagrande, James A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Martin, Gerald L AbortedLow Squadron hot camera ship. Turned back due to #1 engine failure; jettisoned bombs in Channel
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Meitzler, Roy A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean E Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Blagg, John Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Barnett, Jack (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38062Montgomery, Robert W AbortedTurned back prior to target when #2 engine started smoking. Peeled off. made 180° turn and headed back for England. The aircraft was under control and apparently landed somewhere in allied territory.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Hatch, William Alva Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Smith, Eliot H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Seavey, Homer Carl AbortedTurned back due to #1 engine failure; jettisoned bombs in Channel
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Ferrell, Oran D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John Carl Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Bowman, Harold H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Porter, James L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Aitken, Robert P Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Burroughs, Edwin C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Donnell, Alonzo McWilliams Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Henry, Robert T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Enns, Harkless G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Drew, James Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Ruckman, George F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Wahlstrom, Harry Lawrence Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Grove, Alfred W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Goble, Charles D Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Leavitt, Philip Neldon Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Wright, Edward S Flight CompletedWeather aircraft.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8221Hewes, Charles Pershing Completed MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8401[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
PFF ship.
44‑8541Gilmer, Charles E Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Knaur, John S Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Cook, Raymond D Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Graehl, Russell E Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Murphy, William C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT