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 SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-39888 544th SU*B HOTNUTS
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Foster, James E 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Duffy, John H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Vernon, Sheldon Ira 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Ferazzi, Gabriel Ernest 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Corbett, Thomas Walter 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Birch, Frank Austin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Overcash, Jimmy Lee, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Matthijetz, Carl Walter 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Cochran, Thomas Tidwell 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Corfield, Robert Milton 544 Completed, Uninjured
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