SORTIE REPORT #10563
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑24 296 911 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Weather Cooperates: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two missions today. For the early morning mission, thirty-seven 384th aircraft and crews formed the 41st Bomb Wing A Group. Weather at the target was CAVU permitting visual sighting: bombing results were pretty good.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Group lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 44‑8541 546th BK*Y BUCKEYE BELLE Stachon, John J
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Hutchinson, Thomas Dale GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Boyette, Irving H 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Sharp, Paul Howard 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Hushbeck, Elgin Lewis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Hollenbeck, Leonard Avenel 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Cox, Frank LeRoy, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Barth, Raymond Ernest 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bauer, Henry (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Uplinger, Ernest J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Cardell, Raymond Howard 544 Completed, Uninjured
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