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 Completed Mission
Comments: A Wing, High Group Deputy.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-38158 SO*L JEAN
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Outen, Charles Levi 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Inman, Loren Alexander 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Wood, Charles Stoddart 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Welch, Gordon Michael 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Shipley, Charles Marion 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bazhaw, Elbert Lee 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Connelly, Gordon Raker 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Wheeler, Glenn Preston 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Wyman, Donald George 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Pond, Jesse Elmore 547 Completed, Uninjured
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