SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑12‑05 40 149 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Saint-Jean-d'Angély, France
Weather Prevents Attack: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Wing, the first of the two combat wings comprising Air Task Force 1, on today's mission. Clouds were encountered during the mission until they became impenetrable about 75 miles from the target, at which point the attack was abandoned. Although no attack was accomplished, due to the penetration of enemy air space the groups involved received combat credit.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Returned To Base N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37816 JD*S BIG STUPE V
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Edwards, Floyd Clinton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Poole, George Irvin, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator McKittrick, Vernon Russell 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Palazzo, Anthony (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Cason, Alfred Gibbs 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Smith, Roger Carlton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Johnson, James Hansel, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Fleming, Paul Hane 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Zink, Chester Harvey 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Folmar, Warren Alexander 545 Completed, Uninjured
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