SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑08 283 872 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
More Oil Pressure: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing C Group on today's mission. Clouds covered the target so the attack was accomplished using Gee-H sighting.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 43-39053 BK*D HEAVENLY BODY Francis, Percy Tom
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hicks, Gerald Warden 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Hendricks, Jesse William 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Thiefels, Robert James 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Gussin, John Anthony 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Winner, Charles H 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Goodman, William Lyle 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Grocki, Robert David 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Meek, Sherman Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Wolcott, Roger (NMI), Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
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