SORTIE REPORT #10915
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑04‑05 304 928 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Ordnance Depot Destroyed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing B Group on today's mission. This Group was assigned to the #2 spot in the wing formation, but due to the failure 'to get properly briefed prior to takeoff' arrived at Control Point #2 ahead of time, and ended up leading the entire bomber force. Good weather prevailed in the target area, enabling accurate bombing.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron lead. PFF ship. Left formation over friendly territory and landed away at on Continent.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44‑8853 544th SU*Y not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Parker, George Frederick 544 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Wright, Edward S 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Zeligson, Robert Lee 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Lydic, Robert Clayton 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Mathis, Charles Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Kovach, Joseph William 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Jaeger, Melvin George 544 Completed, Uninjured
Observer DeClarke, Norman Donald 544 Completed, Uninjured
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