SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑17 290 892 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Weather and Equipment Failures: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing B Group on todays mission. Multiple equipment failures and adverse weather conditions forced the Group to bypass the primary (and various other) targets, finally attacking the #6 briefed target, with poor results.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission #6 (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Erfurt, Germany
- 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 Drew, James Lawrence 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Rotherham, James H 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Keyser, William R, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Seymour, Kenneth T 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Lustig, David Carl, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Lanham, Theodore James 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Snider, William Paul 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Lillico, Douglas Crawford, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Winsby, William E 547 Completed, Uninjured
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