SORTIE REPORT
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 547 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 E 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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