SORTIE REPORT #1609
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 SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42‑3087 547th SO*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 Walter 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Corfield, Robert Milton 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Hall, Lawrence Marion 544 Aborted
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