Mission # 63A

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 20 February 1944
384th Mission Number
 
63A
8th Air Force Mission Number 226
Mission Comments Big Week Begins!
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided two group formations for today's missions. The group described in this report led the 41st A Combat Wing, while the other flew as the low group of the 41st B Combat Wing. Despite cloudy weather most of the way in to the target, it was bombed visually.
Primary Target Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 16
Aborted - 4
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

21 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sortable by Aircraft, Pilot, Results, and Mission/Sortie Information
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑3259Laboda, Joseph StanleyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3441Larsen, Jack KirbyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29809Knapp, Paul BernardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31166Yelvington, Melton AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31235Morrison, Donald SCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31346Robinson, Robert LawrenceCompleted MissionWing deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31375Briley, Scott AndrewCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Lovell, James MacNaughtonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31495Harvey, Walter LewisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31606West, George BerryFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Clayton, John EarlAbortedTurned back; #2 supercharger ran away.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785Allison, Earl ThomasCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792Cosentino, George (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37801Hines, James WesleyAbortedTurned back; tail gunner fell ill.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37885Lotz, William HenryAbortedTurned back; waist gunner's heated suit failed.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37974Jones, William ArchCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38112Thompson, Siguard (NMI)Completed MissionLow squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39766Gilmore, William FeatherstonCompleted Mission41st A Combat Wing lead. PFF aircraft, and remaining unidentified crew, provided by 482nd BG at Alconbury.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Herbert, Joseph RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97477Bedsole, Joseph LinyerCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Pryor, Raymond ThomasAbortedTurned back; #1 engine out, landing gear failed to retract.
SORTIE REPORT