Mission # 83A

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 27 March 1944
384th Mission Number
 
83A
8th Air Force Mission Number 282
Mission Comments Airfield Attacked, Results Mixed
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew 21 aircraft as the high group of the 94th Composite Combat Wing on today's mission. Target weather was CAVU, but a good percentage of the bombs fell short, and, according to the group bombardier, 'seemed to walk backward.'
Primary Target Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 19
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

26 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sortable by Aircraft, Pilot, Results, and Mission/Sortie Information
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑3429Yokie, John OliviFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29651Barad, Robert LeoCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29809[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑29927[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑29651.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31235Herbert, Joseph RobertCompleted MissionLow squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31346Clayton, John EarlCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31433Stearns, Clarence GroverCompleted MissionGroup lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31435Baylor, Robert BledsoeCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Langlois, Robert EzraCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31740Rich, John (NMI)Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Poole, George ICompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785Goller, Theodore (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37816Heffley, Farris OrmondCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37885Farthing, Frank (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Kelly, John ThomasCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38112Fioretti, Edward AnthonyCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38158Outen, Charles LeviCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Smith, Harry BaileyCompleted MissionGroup deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Boger, Eugene ArthurAbortedTurned back over Kettering at 1210 hrs because #3 prop ran away.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97124Burch, Hugh RalphCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97136Knapp, Paul BernardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Daskey, Kendall (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97231Kravet, Marvin RobertFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Lavin, James RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97477[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑97521Helmley, Loyd ElmerCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT