SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑01‑14 53 183 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Le Meillard, France
V-Weapons Site Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the lead and low squadrons of the 41st Combat Wing on today's mission. Two bomb runs were made in CAVU conditions. The lead squadron's bombing was judged 'fair to good' and the low squadron's was 'poor ... far short of target.'
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron lead.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-3440 SU*B/P BROADWAY ROSE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Estes, Thomas Jefferson 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Lucas, Hoyt Coltman 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator DuBois, John Jay 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Baggs, Joseph William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Schwandt, Lawrence Clarence 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Cochran, David Leon 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Ursta, George 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner McDuffie, Burton C 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Corpening, Robert Clark 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Self, James Melvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
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