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 42-39784 SU*J CABIN IN THE SKY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Covington, Royston Truitt, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Baylor, Robert Bledsoe 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Fallon, John James 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier McGuinn, Thomas Patrick 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Christian, Kenneth Paul Charles 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Younker, John Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Onstad, William Walter 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Wasilewski, Aleck Michael 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Whitney, Stanley Clifford 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Caine, William Charles 544 Completed, Uninjured
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