SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑07‑10 7 72 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Luftwaffe Airfield Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the low group of the 103rd Combat Wing on today's mission. Good visibility at the target permitted accurate bombing.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted
Comments: Ground Spare Aircraft: replaced 42‑5883. Turned back because #2 engine was 'thought to be out.' Apparently the co-pilot feathered #2 after the engineer test-fired the top turret guns, thinking the engine had 'blown up.' Bomb load returned to base.
N/A
- 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 Munday, James Stanley 544 Aborted
Co-pilot Marston, Frederick Trowbridge 544 Aborted
Navigator Lansford, Billy J 544 Aborted
Bombardier Olson, Robert L 544 Aborted
Radio Operator Ruby, Edward Chesley 544 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Miles, James E 544 Aborted
Ball Turret Johnson, Lloyd Earl 544 Aborted
Tail Gunner Blackwell, George Franklin 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Green, Francis Monroe 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Woodstock, Joseph Steven 544 Aborted
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