SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑04‑25 95 317 Target: Metz-Frescaty Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Metz, France
Traffic and Weather Prevent Attack: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the high group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Bombs were held at the primary target because another group was below the 384th. An attampt to attack the secondary target was thwarted by cloud cover, as was an attempt to bomb the airfield at Abbeville.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High Squadron deputy. Landed away at RNAS Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire, on return due to low fuel.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37785 544th SU*N LITTLE BARNEY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Johnson, William T 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Yount, Donald Laverne 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 Moore, Lindsay Dow 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Soto, Salvador (NMI), Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Breen, John Francis, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Harrington, Joseph Francis 544 Completed, Uninjured
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