SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑12‑22 45 161 Target: Steel Shops/Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Unknown Location Bombed: Due to the lead (PFF) aircraft having aborted, the deputy lead (without PFF) attempted to release bombs based on formation ahead of them. Location of the target attacked is approximate, based on dead-reckoning navigation over 10/10 cloud cover.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Unknown (Dead-Reckoning)
Location: About 10 miles NW of Osnabrück (52°23'N,7°40'E), Germany
- 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 Jorgenson, Henry (NMI), Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Lucas, Hoyt Coltman 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Sparrow, Harry I 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Pitelka, Francis Jerome 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Buller, Elwood Ellis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Anstead, William Warren 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Finkelstein, Raymond Louis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hall, Lawrence Marion 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Loughlin, Edmund Henry 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Jordan, Edward Allan 544 Completed, Uninjured
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