SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑03‑06 72 250 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Berlin Attacked - Finally!: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) was assigned to provide a full group formation to fly as the high group of the 40th Composite Combat Wing, and a squadron to fly as the high squadron of the composite high group of the 41st Composite Combat Wing. Due to difficulties in assembly, only the squadron formation completed the mission: the remaining aircraft and crews returned to Grafton Underwood without attacking. The squadron assigned to the 41st CCBW completed the mission, attacking an industrial target in the Berlin area.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Scrubbed
Comments: Did not take off because of gas leak.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-3440 SU*B/P BROADWAY ROSE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Pryor, Raymond Thomas 545 Scrubbed
Co-pilot Helmley, Loyd Elmer 545 Scrubbed
Navigator Harmon, Frank James 545 Scrubbed
Bombardier Knox, Robert Leo 545 Scrubbed
Radio Operator Dahms, Rex J 545 Scrubbed
Engineer/Top Turret Maruszak, Karol Leonard 545 Scrubbed
Ball Turret Stauffer, Karl Fred 545 Scrubbed
Tail Gunner Coppage, Raymond Donald 545 Scrubbed
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Pelkey, Arthur Symonds, Jr 545 Scrubbed
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Flynn, Timothy Francis 545 Scrubbed
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