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 TCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Voiland, Eugene ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Casagrande, James ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Martin, Gerald LAbortedLow squadron hot camera ship. Turned back due to #1 engine failure; jettisoned bombs in Channel
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Meitzler, Roy ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean ECompleted MissionLead squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Blagg, John AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Barnett, Jack (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38062Montgomery, Robert WAbortedTurned 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 AlvaCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Smith, Eliot HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Seavey, Homer CAbortedTurned back due to #1 engine failure; jettisoned bombs in Channel
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Ferrell, Oran DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John CFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Bowman, Harold HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Porter, James LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Aitken, Robert PFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Burroughs, Edwin CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Donnell, Alonzo MCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Henry, Robert TCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Enns, Harkless GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Ruckman, George FCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Wahlstrom, Harry LawrenceCompleted MissionHigh squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Grove, Alfred WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Goble, Charles DCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Leavitt, Philip NeldonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Wright, Edward SFlight CompletedWeather aircraft.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8221Hewes, Charles PershingCompleted MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8401[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
PFF ship.
44‑8541Gilmer, Charles ECompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Knaur, John SCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Cook, Raymond DCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Graehl, Russell ECompleted MissionLow squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Murphy, William CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT