SORTIE REPORT #1315
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑01‑04 49 174 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Port Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the High Group of the 41st Combat Wing on today's mission. Bombs were released on the wing leader using PFF aiming. The group leader released his bombs late due to 'freezing of the controls,' but the majority of the group released bombs on the wing lead. The target area was obscured by clouds so the results of the bombing were unobserved.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 41‑24525 547th SO*Y WHAT'S COOKIN' DOC?
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Lovvorn, Hollie Ray 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Bennett, Phillip Nathan, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kazmerski, John Thomas 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Fleenor, Charles Thurman 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Schwarz, James Cornelius 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Wilson, Gerald Eugene 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Miller, Robert Lee 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Taylor, Homer William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Leach, Kenneth (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Fernandez, Severino Jean 547 Completed, Uninjured
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