Mission # 4

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 28 June 1943
384th Mission
Mission Number 4
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 69   (more...)
Mission Comments Luftwaffe Airfield Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the Lead Group of the 103rd Combat Wing on today's mission. While climbing in formation through clouds, one Squadron joined another group, and completed the mission with them. Good visual bombing conditions existed at the primary target, and good bombing resulted.
Primary Target Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 14
Aborted - 4
Scrubbed - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

20 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
42‑3216Edwards, Floyd ClintonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3218Hall, Ralph JacksonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3222Mattes, Frank GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3230Carrington, Richard ThompsonCompleted MissionLow Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3235Keck, George BAbortedGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑5849. Turned back with top turret and ball turret problems.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5838Frink, Horace EverettCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5843Pulcipher, Ralph RobertCompleted MissionWing Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5849[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑3235.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5852Butler, Johnny AddisonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29956Hausenfluck, Jesse DeeCompleted MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29960Erickson, Gordon BennettAbortedTurned back with #1 oil cooler leaking; top turret and ball turret problems.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30026Algar, Philip MorrisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30030Estes, Thomas JeffersonCompleted MissionWing Deputy and High Squadron Lead. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑30073.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30033Kelly, James HenryCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30043Ogilvie, Donald PotterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30046Wilson, Clayton RCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30073[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑30030.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30139Roberts, James RichardAbortedTurned back with #2 supercharger malfunctioning.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30142Halseth, Edwin SAbortedTurned back with problems in #1 and #2 engines.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30196Dietel, William (NMI)Completed MissionLow Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT