SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑03‑16 75 262 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Bad Day At Augsburg: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two formations on today's mission. A group-sized formation was assigned to the 40th Composite Combat Wing; it could not find its assigned Wing, so it tacked on to the 1st Combat Wing and completed the mission. Also, a single squadron formation was assigned as the low squadron of the Composite High Group of the 41st Combat Wing. The formations were unable to attack the primary target because it was obscured by clouds, so the bombers unloaded on the secondary target, Augsburg, using PFF (RADAR) aiming.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Secondary (PFF)
Target: City
Type: Non-Military
Location: Augsburg, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37792 JD*B BERMONDSEY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Briley, Scott Andrew 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Dent, James Edgar, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Dubin, Leonard (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Petrush, Joseph Adolphe 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Watson, Henry Overholt 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Rodden, Elvie Lawrence 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Kemak, Andrew Steven 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Krizner, Albert Patrick 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner LeConey, Howard Rudolph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Fulkerson, Edwin Pierce 545 Completed, Uninjured
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