Mission # 58

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 4 February 1944
384th Mission Number
 
58
8th Air Force Mission Number 208
Mission Comments Attack On Aircraft Parts Plant
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) supplied two group formations for today's mission, which were assigned to fly as the high groups of the 41st A and B Combat Wings. Both groups completed the mission and bombed via PFF on their respective wing leads.
Primary Target Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 31
Aborted - 6
Returned Early - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

38 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sortable by Aircraft, Pilot, Results, and Mission/Sortie Information
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
41‑24560Harvey, Walter LewisCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3087Jorgenson, Henry (NMI)AbortedHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing. Turned back at 1108 hrs over The Netherlands "because #2 supercharger surged and ran away ... was uncontrollable."
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3259Laboda, Joseph StanleyCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3440Herbert, Joseph RobertCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29554Lovell, James MacNaughtonAbortedHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing. Turned back at 1029 hrs because #4 supercharger ran away, there was no boost on #3 supercharger, and #3 engine detonated and was smoking.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29632Poole, George ICompleted MissionHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29636Jeter, Sydney RCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing. Landed away on return at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk, due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29688Outen, Charles LeviCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29703West, George BerryCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29723Reed, Merlin HCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29809Heffley, Farris OrmondAbortedHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing. Aborted at 1014 hrs because #2 and #4 superchargers were uncontrollable.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30026Clayton, John EarlAbortedHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing. Turned back at 1035 hrs because #2 prop and supercharger ran away at altitude.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31045Decker, Charles EdgarCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
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42‑31058Rinne, Austin DeanCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
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42‑31211Taylor, Sidney PaulCompleted MissionHigh group deputy, 41st A Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31222Rich, John (NMI)Completed MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
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42‑31346Hurley, Joseph ACompleted MissionHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing.
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42‑31364Estes, Thomas JeffersonCompleted MissionHigh group lead, 41st B Combat Wing.
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42‑31375Moore, Clifford OrvilleCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31433Booska, Maurice ArthurCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy, high group, 41st A Combat Wing.
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42‑31484Edwards, Floyd ClintonCompleted MissionLow squadron lead, high group, 41st B Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31495Jacobs, Randolph George EdwardCompleted MissionHigh group deputy, 41st B Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31606Lovvorn, Hollie RayCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy, high group, 41st A Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Wilson, William MonroeReturned EarlyHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing. Turned back at 1113 hrs because #2 supercharger went wild at 26,000 ft at 1015 hrs and #2 prop fluctuated, so that #3 engine began to deteriorate and vibrate badly.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37793DeFrees, Norman FrancisCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37801LaSeur, William VeryleAbortedHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing. Turned back at 1055 due to uncontrollable supercharger on #2 engine.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37848Knapp, Paul BernardAbortedHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing. Turned back at 1044 just off The Naze because #2 and #3 engines were smoking and the gas mixture was set too rich.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37885Morrison, Donald SCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing.
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42‑37974Ashcraft, Archie BertisCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead, high group, 41st B Combat Wing. Turned back at 1105 hrs because all four superchargers (electronic) were not giving the required pressure. Supporting documents indicate mission credit was awarded for this sortie.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Stearns, Clarence GroverCompleted MissionLow squadron lead, high group, 41st A Combat Wing.
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42‑38014Wolf, Richard VanceCompleted MissionHigh group lead, 41st A Combat Wing.
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42‑39809Bennett, Phillip NathanCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing. Dropped nickles (propaganda leaflets) as well as incendiaries.
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42‑39962Carter, T L (IO)Completed MissionHigh squadron lead, high group, 41st A Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39991Cosentino, George (NMI)Completed MissionLow squadron deputy, high group, 41st B Combat Wing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑40005Stier, George WithersCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
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42‑97449Daskey, Kendall (NMI)Completed MissionHigh group, 41st A Combat Wing.
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42‑97477Hines, James WesleyCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy, high group, 41st B Combat Wing.
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43‑37717Allison, Earl ThomasCompleted MissionHigh group, 41st B Combat Wing. Turned back with 'supercharger trouble.'
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