SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑03‑27 83 282 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours & Chartres, France
Airfield Attacked, Results Mixed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two formations on today's mission: 21 aircraft formed the high group of the 94th Composite Combat Bombardment Wing (94 Group) on today's mission, and seven aircraft formed the high squadron, high group, of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing (41 Squadron). Weather at the Tours target area was CAVU, but a good percentage of the 94 Group bombs fell short of the airfield at Tours, and, according to the group bombardier, 'seemed to walk backward.' For the 41 Squadron, weather at the Chartres target area was CAVU and bombing was accurate.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: 94 Group.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97150 547th SO*F SILVER QUEEN
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Daskey, Kendall (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Huber, Eldridge Hood 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Mittendorf, Ehrhard (NMI), Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier McGinnis, Roy (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Adair, Norman Ray 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Lenich, Francis Augustus 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Teetman, Leo Frank, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Schleuse, Robert Edward 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Markiewicz, John Henry 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Fisk, Lloyd G 547 Completed, Uninjured
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