SORTIE REPORT #1970
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑03‑02 69 244 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant and Machine Shop
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Radar Bombing, Results Unobserved: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the lead and composite low groups (with one squadron of the 303rd BG) of the 41st Combat Wing A on today's mission. The target was covered by solid clouds so a PFF attack was required. The wing deputy led the bomb run, as the lead aircraft PFF equipment had failed.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Lead group, high Squadron deputy.
Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑37801 547th SO*G DYNAMITE EXPRESS
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Reed, Merlin Howard 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Rininsland, Bruce Martin 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Gudyka, Peter (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Heiss, John Lawrence 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Wellman, Robert Francis 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Johnson, Robert O (1943) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Osepchook, Arthur John 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hardy, Emmet Francis 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Plotz, John James 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Casey, Robert Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
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