SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑07‑04 6 71 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Aircraft Plant Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew twenty aircraft and crews on today's mission. Weather at the primary target was clear enough for visual sighting, and resulted in accurate bombing.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Ground spare aircraft; replaced 42‑30073. Low squadron lead.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-3330 SU*N not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Estes, Thomas Jefferson 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Merritt, James Melvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator DuBois, John Jay 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Davis, David Harold 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Wagner, Fred S 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Cochran, David L 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Ursta, George 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner McDuffie, Burton C 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Self, James Melvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner O'Donnell, William J 544 Completed, Uninjured
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