SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑02‑04 58 208 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Attack On Aircraft Parts Plant: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) supplied two group formations for today's mission, which were assigned to fly as the high groups of the 41st A and B Combat Wings. Both groups completed the mission and bombed via PFF on their respective wing leads.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Aborted
Comments: High group, 41st B Combat Wing. Turned back at 1108 hrs over The Netherlands "because #2 supercharger surged and ran away ... was uncontrollable." Turnback geographic location was 51.51°N 4.18°E.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-3087 SO*O/A CLEAN CUT
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Jorgenson, Henry (NMI), Jr 544 Aborted
Co-pilot Foster, James E 544 Aborted
Navigator Vernon, Sheldon Ira 544 Aborted
Bombardier Ferazzi, Gabriel Ernest 544 Aborted
Radio Operator Owens, John Ralph 544 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Birch, Frank Austin 544 Aborted
Ball Turret Overcash, Jimmy Lee, Jr 544 Aborted
Tail Gunner Matthijetz, Carl W 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Corfield, Robert Milton 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Hall, Lawrence Marion 544 Aborted
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