SORTIE REPORT #1981
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑03‑03 70 246 Target: Roller-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
8th AF: Mission Recalled: Mission recalled by 8th AF after entering enemy airspace, due to fuel shortage caused by maneuvering necessitated by weather: recalled crews were awarded combat credit for the mission.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted
Comments: Turned back because of low fuel.
N/A
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑31048 545th JD*L not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hines, James Wesley 545 Aborted
Co-pilot Burch, Hugh Ralph 545 Aborted
Navigator Copeland, Carter Glenn 545 Aborted
Bombardier Morris, Richard William 545 Aborted
Radio Operator Dahms, Rex John 545 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Jarvis, Francis Harrison 545 Aborted
Ball Turret Douglas, James Clifton 545 Aborted
Tail Gunner Cahill, William Lawrence, Jr 545 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Emmons, James Vincent 545 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Chaperon, Phillip William 545 Aborted
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