SORTIE REPORT #1987
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)
Yes Mission Recalled No Target Attacked
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑31375 546th BK*S not known Priesnitz, Frank Joseph, Jr
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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