SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑04‑20 92 309 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
V-Weapons Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided two Groups of two Squadrons each, flying as the High Group of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing, and the High Group of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Because of navigation discrepancies, the A Group executed its own bomb run, rather than dropping on the Wing Lead, as briefed. Despite CAVU conditions, it appeared that bombs fell short of the target. The B Group released their bombs on the Wing Lead and it appeared that bombs covered the target well.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: B Wing, High Group. Flying Spare; joined formation.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-31495 SU*R WABBIT TWACKS
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Johnson, William T 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Eakins, Robert Nathanial 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Brown, James Jefferson 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Hertel, Wallace Howard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Frazier, Ernest Leo 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Faux, Roy Sherman 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Hachmann, Vincent Carl 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Buchner, Frank James 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Harrington, Joseph Francis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Breen, John Francis, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
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