SORTIE REPORT #2333
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: 41 Squadron Lead.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑97251 546th BK*O SNUFFY Kahn, Arthur William
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Miller, James Gilmore, II 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Stewart, Gilman Carter 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Collins, Bernard John 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Rymer, Albert Ray 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Moore, Howard Milton 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Wallace, Virgil Leonard 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Coleman, Lester Kenneth 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Schekel, Lorin Edwin 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Drennan, Robert G 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Ukrain, Sidney Charles 546 Completed, Uninjured
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