SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑04‑09 86 293 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Weather Causes Assembly Havoc: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Composite Combat Wing B on todays mission, furnishing the lead and low groups of the wing. Bad weather caused assembly difficulties for the entire Wing, leading many pilots to abandon efforts to locate the wing. However, clear weather over the continent and in the target area enabled a majority of the bombers to successfully attack their assigned targets.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-32106 JD*R WORRY BIRD / VOAN
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Briley, Scott Andrew 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Swanson, Herbert Ture 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Warren, Dexter Holt 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Burcham, Eugene Emmons 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hitchcock, Carl Edwin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Ward, Jack P 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Stauffer, Karl Fred 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Consoli, Vincent Samuel 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McLain, James W 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Allen, John Rutland 545 Completed, Uninjured
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