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)
No Aborted
Comments: Low Squadron lead, low group. Turned back at 1013 hrs; could not locate formation due to bad weather.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-38112 JD*J MRS GEEZIL
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Fioretti, Edward Anthony 545 Aborted
Co-pilot Bush, Sidney Lewis 545 Aborted
Navigator Merlo, Samuel Joseph 545 Aborted
Bombardier Griffith, Leonard Raymond 545 Aborted
Radio Operator Morton, Cecil Gordon 546 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Stuhl, Walter Edward 545 Aborted
Ball Turret Eyre, Charles Harris 547 Aborted
Tail Gunner Nutt, Oliver Wayne 545 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Kerr, Robert Eugene 545 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Vorisek, Donald Thomas 545 Aborted
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