Mission # 7

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 10 July 1943
384th Mission Number
 
7
8th Air Force Mission Number 72
Mission Comments Luftwaffe Airfield Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the low group of the 103rd Combat Wing on today's mission. Good visibility at the target permitted accurate bombing.
Primary Target Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 15
Aborted - 3
Scrubbed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

22 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sorted by Aircraft serial Number, and may be sorted by any column: click the column head.
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑3216[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑3218Armstrong, Lloyd RolandCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3222Mattes, Frank GCompleted MissionLow squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3231Carrington, Richard ThompsonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3330Munday, James StanleyAbortedGround spare aircraft: replaced 42‑5883. Turned back because #2 engine was 'thought to be out.' Apparently the co-pilot feathered #2 after the engineer test-fired the top turret guns, thinking the engine had 'blown up.' Bomb load returned to base.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5838Frink, Horace EverettCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5843Pulcipher, Ralph RCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead, group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5849Sierens, Ernest JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5852Butler, Johnny AddisonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5883[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑3330.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29768Willing, Mark SkinnerCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29985Lecates, Robert LeslieCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30026Algar, Philip MorrisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30030[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑30032Dietel, William (NMI)Completed MissionGroup lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30033Kelly, James HenryAbortedTurned back because #1 engine was 'throwing an excessive amount of oil.' Oil was found to contain contaminants (pieces of babbitt metal and bits of safety wire).
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30039Halseth, Edwin SAbortedTurned back because #2 engine began to 'miss and vibrate' so it was feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30043Ogilvie, Donald PotterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30046Wilson, Clayton RCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30139Hall, Ralph JacksonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30147[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑30196Armstrong, James EdwinCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT