SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑04‑11 88 298 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
384th Overcomes Weather: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing 'A' on today's mission, providing the lead group and the high squadron of the high composite group. Weather challenged the navigator and bombardier in the vicinity of the target, but there was enough visibility to identify and accurately bomb the primary target on the first bomb run - from an altitude of 11,800 feet!
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-97081 BK*K not known Watterson, Arnold NMI
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Gowder, Charles Fred 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Lotz, William Henry, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Fazio, Vincent Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Rymer, Albert Ray 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Barnes, Francis Eugene 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Beaugh, George (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Sacco, Salvatore R 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Williamson, James Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Higgins, Robert Stephen 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Leber, Richard Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
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